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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Sadas Engine vs. Weaviate

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  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 metricCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.SADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch 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
Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#295  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.sadasengine.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperElasticGoogleSADAS s.r.l.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2010201720062017
Current release7.8.0, June 20208.01.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic Licensecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyesyes, 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.nononono
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 languagenoyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnono
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyes, with Cloud Functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop ConnectorUsing Cloud Dataflownono
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, allImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesno
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 infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Access rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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ElasticsearchGoogle Cloud FirestoreSadas EngineWeaviate
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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