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DBMS > EsgynDB vs. Lovefield vs. NSDb vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. Lovefield vs. NSDb vs. Weaviate

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#255  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.esgyn.cngoogle.github.io/­lovefieldnsdb.iogithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdnsdb.io/­Architecturewww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperEsgynGoogleSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2015201420172017
Current release2.1.12, February 20171.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaJavaScriptJava, ScalaGo
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes 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 indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query languageGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJavaScriptJava
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnonono
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime DatabaseUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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