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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. Weaviate

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engine
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Score4.49
Rank#76  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#292  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websiteignite.apache.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docswww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20152017
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.61.0.3, 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 languageC++, Java, .NetGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes, 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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsOpenID Connect Discovery
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