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DBMS > EsgynDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Weaviate

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.An AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.25
Rank#312  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Score13.64
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.52
Rank#153  Overall
#6  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.esgyn.cnfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databaseweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperEsgynGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Weaviate B.V.
Initial release201520122019
Current release1.19, May 2023
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++, JavaGo
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedureslimited functionality with using 'rules'no
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesno
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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EsgynDBFirebase Realtime DatabaseWeaviate
Specific characteristicsWeaviate is an open source vector database that is robust, scalable, cloud-native,...
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Competitive advantagesFlexible deployment - Free, open source or fully-managed cloud vector database service...
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Typical application scenariosAs a database supporting the development of generative AI and semantic search applications...
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Key customersAll companies that have data. ‚Äč
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Market metricsAs of mid 2023: Over 2 million open source downloads 3500+ Weaviate Slack community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsWeaviate is open-source, and free to use. Weaviate is also available as a fully managed...
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