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System Properties Comparison NSDb vs. Weaviate

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NameNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#308  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitensdb.iogithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationnsdb.io/­Architectureweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20172017
Current release1.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 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 languageJava, ScalaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Data schemeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesall fields are automatically indexedyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlOpenID Connect Discovery
More information provided by the system vendor
NSDbWeaviate
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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