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DBMS > EsgynDB vs. IRONdb vs. TerminusDB vs. Weaviate

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

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityScalable 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 DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#276  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.esgyn.cnwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseterminusdb.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#www.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperEsgynCirconus LLC.DataChemist Ltd.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2015201720182017
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 201810.0.3, 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 servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaC and C++Prolog, RustGo
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes 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 indexesyesnoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query language (WOQL)GraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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.Net.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyes, in Luayesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeGraph PartitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareJournaling Streamsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
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-standardnoRole-based access controlOpenID Connect Discovery
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