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System Properties Comparison MongoDB vs. Typesense vs. Weaviate
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|Name||MongoDB Xexclude from comparison||Typesense Xexclude from comparison||Weaviate Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure||A typo-tolerant, in-memory search engine optimized for instant search-as-you-type experiences and developer productivity||An AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.|
|Primary database model||Document store||Search engine||Vector DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Spatial DBMS|
Search engine integrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS Time Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
Vector DBMS currently available in the MongoDB Atlas cloud service only
|Developer||MongoDB, Inc||Weaviate B.V.|
|Current release||6.0.7, June 2023||1.19, May 2023|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source MongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.||Open Source GPL V3||Open Source commercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no MongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)||no||no|
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|MongoDB Atlas: Global multi-cloud database with unmatched data distribution and mobility across AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, built-in automation for resource and workload optimization, and so much more.|
|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Data scheme||schema-free Although schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.||schema-free pre-defined schema optional||yes, maps to GraphQL interface|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes string, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial||yes||yes string, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes||yes all data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed|
|SQL Support of SQL||Read-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Atlas SQL Interface||no||GraphQL is used as query language|
|APIs and other access methods||GraphQL|
proprietary protocol using JSON
|RESTful HTTP API||GraphQL query language|
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
|Supported programming languages||Actionscript unofficial driver|
Clojure unofficial driver
ColdFusion unofficial driver
D unofficial driver
Dart unofficial driver
Delphi unofficial driver
Groovy unofficial driver
Lisp unofficial driver
Lua unofficial driver
MatLab unofficial driver
PowerShell unofficial driver
Prolog unofficial driver
R unofficial driver
Smalltalk unofficial driver
|.Net community maintained|
Clojure community maintained
Dart community maintained
Go community maintained
Java community maintained
Perl community maintained
Rust community maintained
Swift community maintained
|Triggers||yes in MongoDB Atlas only||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding Partitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters|
|Multi-source replication using RAFT||yes|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency can be individually decided for each read operation|
Immediate Consistency default behaviour
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no typically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible||no||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||Multi-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation||no||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes optional, enabled by default||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes In-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2||yes||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Access rights for users and roles||API Keys|
OpenID Connect Discovery
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|Specific characteristics||MongoDB provides an integrated suite of cloud database and data services to accelerate...|
|Weaviate is an open source vector database that is robust, scalable, cloud-native,...|
|Competitive advantages||Built around the flexible document data model and unified API, MongoDB is a developer...|
|Flexible deployment - Free, open source or fully-managed cloud vector database service...|
|Typical application scenarios||AI-enriched intelligent apps (Continental, Telefonica, Iron Mountain) Internet of...|
|As a database supporting the development of generative AI and semantic search applications...|
|Key customers||ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...|
|All companies that have data. |
|Market metrics||Hundreds of millions downloads, over 150,000+ Atlas clusters provisioned every month...|
|As of mid 2023: Over 2 million open source downloads 3500+ Weaviate Slack community...|
|Licensing and pricing models||MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...|
|Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. Weaviate is also available as a fully managed...|
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