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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Weaviate
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|GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
|An AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
|Primary database model
|GridGain Systems, Inc.
|1.19, May 2023
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source commercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
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|Java, C++, .Net
|Server operating systems
|yes, maps to GraphQL interface
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|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.
|yes all data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
|SQL Support of SQL
|ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
|GraphQL is used as query language
|APIs and other access methods
RESTful HTTP API
|GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|yes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
|yes (cache interceptors and events)
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|yes (replicated cache)
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|yes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|User concepts Access control
|Security Hooks for custom implementations
OpenID Connect Discovery
|More information provided by the system vendor
|Weaviate is an open source vector database that is robust, scalable, cloud-native,...
|Flexible deployment - Free, open source or fully-managed cloud vector database service...
|Typical application scenarios
|As a database supporting the development of generative AI and semantic search applications...
|All companies that have data.
|As of mid 2023: Over 2 million open source downloads 3500+ Weaviate Slack community...
|Licensing and pricing models
|Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. Weaviate is also available as a fully managed...
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Weaviate, an ANN Database with CRUD support GridGain's 2023 Growth Positions Company for Strong 2024 GridGain Announces Call for Speakers for Virtual Apache Ignite Summit 2024 GridGain Showcases Power of Apache Ignite at Community Over Code Conference Ignite Summit 2024: Share Your Apache Ignite Expertise and Experience GridGain: Product Overview and Analysis provided by Google News Weaviate Partners with Snowflake to Bring Secure GenAI to Snowpark Container Services Getting Started with Weaviate: A Beginner's Guide to Search with Vector Databases Weaviate Vector Database Integrates with Snowflake's Snowpark Container Services for Enhanced AI Capabilities provided by Google News
GridGain's 2023 Growth Positions Company for Strong 2024
GridGain Announces Call for Speakers for Virtual Apache Ignite Summit 2024
GridGain Showcases Power of Apache Ignite at Community Over Code Conference
Ignite Summit 2024: Share Your Apache Ignite Expertise and Experience
GridGain: Product Overview and Analysis
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Weaviate Partners with Snowflake to Bring Secure GenAI to Snowpark Container Services
Getting Started with Weaviate: A Beginner's Guide to Search with Vector Databases
Weaviate Vector Database Integrates with Snowflake's Snowpark Container Services for Enhanced AI Capabilities
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