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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. STSdb vs. Weaviate

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeSearch engine
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Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Score0.13
Rank#306  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4github.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperInterSystemsSTS Soft SCSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201820112017
Current release2021.1, June 20214.0.8, September 20151.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#Go
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes 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 indexesyesnoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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InterSystems IRISSTSdbWeaviate
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. ‚Äč
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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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