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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. Weaviate

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.15
Rank#304  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperSpotifySeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20142017
Current release1.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open 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 languageJavaGo
Data schemeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlOpenID Connect Discovery
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