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DBMS > HugeGraph vs. NSDb vs. Spark SQL vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison HugeGraph vs. NSDb vs. Spark SQL vs. Weaviate

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NameHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.22
Rank#286  Overall
#22  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#295  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­hugegraphnsdb.iospark.apache.org/­sqlgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationhugegraph.github.io/­hugegraph-docnsdb.io/­Architecturespark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperBaiduApache Software FoundationSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2018201720142017
Current release0.93.2.0, October 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open 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 languageJavaJava, ScalaScalaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Unix
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyesyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexall fields are automatically indexednoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGroovy
Java
Python
Java
Scala
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresasynchronous Gremlin script jobsnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseShardingyes, utilizing Spark CoreSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBasenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsvia hugegraph-sparknono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoedges in graphnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Luceneyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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HugeGraphNSDbSpark SQLWeaviate
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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