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NameFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.09
Rank#362  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
#155  Relational DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#153  Overall
#6  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-edgegithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.faircom.com/­docs/­en/­UUID-23d4f1fd-d213-f6d5-b92e-9b7475baa14e.htmlweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperFairCom CorporationWeaviate B.V.
Initial release19792019
Current releaseV3, October 20201.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++Go
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes 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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
JavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.API Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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Faircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEWeaviate
Specific characteristicsWeaviate is an open source vector database that is robust, scalable, cloud-native,...
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Competitive advantagesFlexible deployment - Free, open source or fully-managed cloud vector database service...
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Typical application scenariosAs a database supporting the development of generative AI and semantic search applications...
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Key customersAll companies that have data. ‚Äč
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Market metricsAs of mid 2023: Over 2 million open source downloads 3500+ Weaviate Slack community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsWeaviate is open-source, and free to use. Weaviate is also available as a fully managed...
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