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System Properties Comparison NuoDB vs. OmniSci vs. Weaviate

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NameNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.00
Rank#176  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#296  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitenuodb.comgithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
github.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdoc.nuodb.comdocs.omnisci.comwww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperNuoDB, Inc.MapD Technologies, Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201320162017
Current release5.10, January 20221.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++ and CUDAGo
Server operating systemshosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
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 indexesyesnoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding infoRound robinSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infotunable commit protocolnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCCyesyes
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.yes infoTemporary tableyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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NuoDBOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018Weaviate
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly OmniSci allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosSpatiotemporal and interactive visual analysis on massive, disparate datasets.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOmniSci Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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