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DBMS > ObjectBox vs. Transbase vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison ObjectBox vs. Transbase vs. Weaviate

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NameObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score0.93
Rank#181  Overall
#8  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#295  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#297  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websiteobjectbox.iowww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-databasegithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationdocs.objectbox.iowww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-insidewww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedTransaction Software GmbHSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201719872017
Current releaseTransbase 8.4, September 20201.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infofree development licenseOpen 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 and C++C and C++Go
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
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 indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary native APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesonline/offline synchronization between client and serverSource-replica 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 integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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ObjectBoxTransbaseWeaviate
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Beginner C++ Database Tutorial: How to use ObjectBox
24 November 2021

Beginner C++ tutorial: ObjectBox installation
26 October 2021

ObjectBox Database Java / Kotlin 3.0 + CRUD Benchmarks
19 October 2021

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1 July 2021

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28 June 2021

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FOSDEM 2020 video

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Recent citations in the news

ObjectBox has built a distributed database for the IoT
17 September 2019, Stacey on IoT

ObjectBox: Empowering the Edge
7 September 2021, hackernoon.com

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Weaviate is an open-source search engine powered by ML, vectors, graphs, and GraphQL
7 April 2021, ZDNet

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9 May 2020, hackernoon.com

Getting Started with the Weaviate Vector Search Engine
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