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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Firestore vs. Stardog vs. VelocityDB vs. Weaviate

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NameGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Graph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.05
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score1.45
Rank#144  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.11
Rank#299  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#308  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitefirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.stardog.comvelocitydb.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.stardog.com/­docsvelocitydb.com/­UserGuidewww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperGoogleStardog-UnionVelocityDB IncSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2017201020112017
Current release7.3.0, May 20207.x0.22.14, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentscommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes 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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL ServernoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsAndroid
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
.NetGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javanono
Triggersyes, with Cloud Functionsyes infovia event handlersCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication in HA-Clusteryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsUsing Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.Access rights for users and rolesBased on Windows AuthenticationOpenID Connect Discovery
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Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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