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System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. NCache vs. Solr vs. Weaviate

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2Open-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.04
Rank#341  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#179  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Score54.05
Rank#21  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score0.16
Rank#300  Overall
#20  Search engines
Websitewww.h2gis.orgwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachelucene.apache.org/­solrgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docslucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmlweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperCNRSAlachisoftApache Software FoundationSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2013200520062017
Current release5.2, April 20219.0.0, May 20221.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes 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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes 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 SQLyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.Solr Parallel SQL InterfaceGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2no infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRJava pluginsno
Triggersyesyes infoNotificationsyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2yes, with selectable consistency levelyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingoptimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
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.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2Authentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)yesOpenID Connect Discovery
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H2GISNCacheSolrWeaviate
Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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As a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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A ll companies that have data. ​
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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