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System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Weaviate

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.30
Rank#268  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score6.14
Rank#61  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.20
Rank#286  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.esgyn.cnazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperEsgynMicrosoftSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201520152017
Current releaseV11.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, JavaGo
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesyes, 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
RESTful HTTP APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes
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 integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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-standardyes infousing Azure authenticationOpenID Connect Discovery
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