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DBMS > Lovefield vs. Weaviate vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison Lovefield vs. Weaviate vs. Yaacomo

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NameLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning modelsOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#295  Overall
#19  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websitegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
yaacomo.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperGoogleSeMI Technologies B.V.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release201420172009
Current release2.1.12, February 20171.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprisecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptGo
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interfaceyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy referencesyes
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 indexesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternGraphQL is used as query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
TriggersUsing read-only observersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infousing MemoryDBnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoOpenID Connect Discoveryfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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LovefieldWeaviateYaacomo
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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Recent citations in the news

Lovefield: An SQL-like Query Engine by Google
18 November 2014, InfoQ.com

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Amsterdam-based startup SeMI Technologies raises €14.1M for its open-source vector search engine Weaviate
23 February 2022, Silicon Canals

Getting Started with the Weaviate Vector Search Engine
18 May 2020, hackernoon.com

Database technology evolves to combine machine learning and data storage
7 March 2022, VentureBeat

Weaviate Is A Search Engine For Vector Embeddings
11 May 2020, hackernoon.com

Open-source NLP company Deepset nabs $14M to power ‘plain-English’ enterprise search
28 April 2022, VentureBeat

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