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DBMS > EsgynDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. Weaviate

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.30
Rank#268  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#217  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#286  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.esgyn.cnwww.postgres-xl.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperEsgynSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20152014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2017
Current release10 R1, October 20181.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, JavaCGo
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes
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 integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCCno
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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