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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
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Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#222  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score0.09
Rank#308  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperExasolSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2000201320142017
Current release1.8.0, April 20200.22.14, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen 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 languageGoJavaScriptGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnoyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infovia viewsyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languagenoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JavaScript APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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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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