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DBMS > EsgynDB vs. Fauna vs. TerminusDB vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. Fauna vs. TerminusDB vs. Weaviate

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionFauna (previously named FaunaDB) provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Scalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score1.57
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#276  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.esgyn.cnfauna.comterminusdb.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#www.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperEsgynFauna, Inc.DataChemist Ltd.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2015201420182017
Current release10.0.3, September 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaScalaProlog, RustGo
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes 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 indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)GraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingGraph PartitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersMulti-source replicationJournaling Streamsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journalingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlRole-based access controlOpenID Connect Discovery
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