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DBMS > EsgynDB vs. Lovefield vs. Weaviate vs. Yaacomo

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

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning modelsOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#255  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Score0.01
Rank#346  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.esgyn.cngoogle.github.io/­lovefieldgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
yaacomo.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperEsgynGoogleSeMI Technologies B.V.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release2015201420172009
Current release2.1.12, February 20171.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprisecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, JavaJavaScriptGo
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interfaceyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy referencesyes
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 indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternGraphQL is used as query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnono
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersnoneyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDBnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoOpenID Connect Discoveryfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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