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System Properties Comparison etcd vs. HBase vs. Weaviate

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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed reliable key-value storeWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.96
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.40
Rank#281  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
hbase.apache.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
hbase.apache.orgweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20082017
Current release3.4, August 20192.3.4, January 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open 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 languageGoJavaGo
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptions to bring your own types, AVROyes 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersyes, watching key changesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
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 controlnoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACOpenID Connect Discovery
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Typical application scenariosAs a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersA ll companies that have data. ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsWeaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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