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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. FileMaker vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. Weaviate

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score157.69
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score52.27
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#215  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.17
Rank#295  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmlweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperElasticFileMaker infoa subsidiary of ApplePerconaSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2010198320152017
Current release7.8.0, June 202019.4.1, November 20213.4.10-2.10, November 20171.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicensecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2Open 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 languageJavaC++Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMiOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes 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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infovia pluginsnoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSONGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
PHPActionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesJavaScriptno
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Source-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononono
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.Memcached and Redis integrationyes infovia In-Memory Engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesAccess rights for users and rolesOpenID Connect Discovery
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ElasticsearchFileMakerPercona Server for MongoDBWeaviate
Typical application scenariosAs a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersA ll companies that have data. ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsWeaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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