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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.30
Rank#268  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score51.06
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score0.20
Rank#286  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.esgyn.cnlucene.apache.org/­solrgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmlwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperEsgynApache Software FoundationSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201520062017
Current release8.9.0, June 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, JavaJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes 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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSolr Parallel SQL InterfaceGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresJava pluginsno
Triggersnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingno
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesOpenID Connect Discovery
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