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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. EsgynDB vs. HugeGraph vs. NSDb vs. Weaviate

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
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Score6.09
Rank#65  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.23
Rank#281  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#296  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.esgyn.cngithub.com/­hugegraphnsdb.iogithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-docnsdb.io/­Architecturewww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGEsgynBaiduSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20092015201820172017
Current release3.9.6, September 20210.91.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, JavaJavaJava, ScalaGo
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
macOS
Unix
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes 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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexall fields are automatically indexedyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoSQL-like query languageGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJCacheADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetGroovy
Java
Python
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresasynchronous Gremlin script jobsnono
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerShardingyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesvia hugegraph-sparknono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoedges in graphnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers, roles and permissionsOpenID Connect Discovery
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