DBMS > EsgynDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. Weaviate
System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. Weaviate
Please select another system to include it in the comparison.
|Editorial information provided by DB-Engines|
|Name||EsgynDB Xexclude from comparison||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison||Weaviate Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Enterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache Trafodion||Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL||A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.||Search engine|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Esgyn||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer||SeMI Technologies B.V.|
|Initial release||2015||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL||2017|
|Current release||13.3, May 2021||1.0.3, January 2021|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source BSD||Open Source commercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
|DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) Database as a Service|
Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
|ScaleGrid for PostgreSQL: Fully managed PostgreSQL hosting on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.|
|Implementation language||C++, Java||C||Go|
|Server operating systems||Linux||FreeBSD|
|Data scheme||yes||yes||yes, maps to GraphQL interface|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes string, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes||yes all data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||yes standard with numerous extensions||GraphQL is used as query language|
|APIs and other access methods||ADO.NET|
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|GraphQL query language|
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages||All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net||.Net|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||Java Stored Procedures||user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication between multi datacenters||Source-replica replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions||yes|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Eventual Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||no||no|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||OpenID Connect Discovery|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
|Related products and services|
|3rd parties||EDB: Helping organizations get the most from PostgreSQL, Oracle Migration, High Availability, Security|
CYBERTEC is your professional partner for PostgreSQL services and Data Science since 2000. With offices in Austria, Uruguay, Estonia, Poland, South Africa and Switzerland, CYBERTEC operates worldwide and is here for you 24/7!
pgDash: In-Depth PostgreSQL Monitoring.
Navicat for PostgreSQL is an easy-to-use graphical tool for PostgreSQL database development.
ClusterControl: the only management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.
Fivetran: Quickly and easily centralize your on-premise and cloud databases.
General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.
|DB-Engines blog posts|
PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2020
Weaviate, an ANN Database with CRUD support Postgres Professional adds enterprise-features, PostgreSQL 13 updates PostgreSQL benefits and challenges: A snapshot Postgres Vision 2021 Agenda to Include Top PostgreSQL Experts and Users from Around the World Postgres Professional Announces Availability of Postgres Pro Enterprise 13 PostgreSQL 14 Beta Released With More Performance Improvements provided by Google News Where is IBM’s hybrid cloud launchpad? The History of the Weaviate Vector Search Engine Semantic Search Queries Return More Informed Results provided by Google News Manager, Solution Architecture - Project Omnia Data Technician (Full- or Part-Time) Global Affiliate Recruiter (freelance) PostgreSQL DBA Data Engineer - Data Services Oracle / PostgreSQL Database Administrator
Postgres Professional adds enterprise-features, PostgreSQL 13 updates
PostgreSQL benefits and challenges: A snapshot
Postgres Vision 2021 Agenda to Include Top PostgreSQL Experts and Users from Around the World
Postgres Professional Announces Availability of Postgres Pro Enterprise 13
PostgreSQL 14 Beta Released With More Performance Improvements
provided by Google News
Where is IBM’s hybrid cloud launchpad?
The History of the Weaviate Vector Search Engine
Semantic Search Queries Return More Informed Results
provided by Google News
Manager, Solution Architecture - Project Omnia
Data Technician (Full- or Part-Time)
Global Affiliate Recruiter (freelance)
Data Engineer - Data Services
Oracle / PostgreSQL Database Administrator
Share this page