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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Ignite vs. InfluxDB vs. Weaviate

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score5.32
Rank#72  Overall
#12  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#308  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.exasol.comignite.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­resourcesapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperExasolApache Software FoundationSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2000201520132017
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.61.8.0, April 20200.22.14, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetGoGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query languageGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)nono
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationssimple rights management via user accountsOpenID Connect Discovery
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EXASOLIgniteInfluxDBWeaviate
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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