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DBMS > Lovefield vs. SingleStore vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison Lovefield vs. SingleStore vs. Weaviate

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NameLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.20
Rank#290  Overall
#136  Relational DBMS
Score6.58
Rank#64  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#306  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.singlestore.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.singlestore.comweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperGoogleSingleStore Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201420132017
Current release2.1.12, February 20177.6, November 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++, GoGo
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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 indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
TriggersUsing read-only observersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infohash partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
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 dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDByesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesOpenID Connect Discovery
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LovefieldSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLWeaviate
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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As a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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A ll companies that have data. ​
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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