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System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. SQLite vs. Stardog vs. Weaviate

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used in-process RDBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualizationAn open-source GraphQL-based Smart Graph with the core features: semantic search, automatic classification, and knowledge representation
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#198  Overall
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score127.45
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1.26
Rank#148  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score0.06
Rank#313  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websiteobjectbox.iowww.sqlite.orgwww.stardog.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iowww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlwww.stardog.com/­docswww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedDwayne Richard HippStardog-UnionSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2017200020102017
Current release3.32.2 (June 4, 2020), June 20207.3.0, May 20200.22, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domaincommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++CJavaGo
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-lessLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column typesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yesyes 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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL ServerGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javano
Triggersnoyesyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-master replication in HA-Clusteryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locksyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess rights for users and rolesOpenID Connect Discovery
More information provided by the system vendor
ObjectBoxSQLiteStardogWeaviate
Specific characteristicsStardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesStardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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