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System Properties Comparison Oracle vs. Rockset vs. Weaviate

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NameOracle  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used RDBMSA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeVector DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Vector DBMS infosince Oracle 23
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1234.27
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.84
Rank#209  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score1.89
Rank#138  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­databaserockset.comgithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.rockset.comweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperOracleRocksetWeaviate B.V.
Initial release198020192019
Current release23c, September 20231.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++Go
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
hosted
Data schemeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesdynamic typingyes 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.yesno infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
HTTP RESTGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possiblenono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningAutomatic shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be realized in PL/SQLnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoisolation level can be parameterizednono
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.yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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OracleRocksetWeaviate
Specific characteristicsWeaviate is an open source vector database that is robust, scalable, cloud-native,...
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Competitive advantagesFlexible deployment - Free, open source or fully-managed cloud vector database service...
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Typical application scenariosAs a database supporting the development of generative AI and semantic search applications...
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Key customersAll companies that have data. ‚Äč
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Market metricsAs of mid 2023: Over 2 million open source downloads 3500+ Weaviate Slack community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsWeaviate is open-source, and free to use. Weaviate is also available as a fully managed...
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