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DBMS > EsgynDB vs. Fauna vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. Fauna vs. Weaviate

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  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.A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.30
Rank#268  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score1.53
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#286  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.esgyn.cnfauna.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.comwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperEsgynFauna, Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201520142017
Current release1.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++, JavaScalaGo
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 controlOpenID Connect Discovery
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EsgynDBFaunaWeaviate
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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Key customersShiftX
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Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
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