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System Properties Comparison RavenDB vs. Snowflake vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase vs. Weaviate

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NameRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score3.46
Rank#92  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.25
Rank#278  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#294  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websiteravendb.netwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-databasegithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-insidewww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperHibernating RhinosSnowflake Computing Inc.Alex KashirinTransaction Software GmbHSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20102014202019872017
Current release5.2, June 20210.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 20201.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development licenseOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#C++C and C++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
hostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes 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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (RQL)yesSQL-like query languageyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnoyesno
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACIDyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardOpenID Connect Discovery
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RavenDBSnowflakeSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseTransbaseWeaviate
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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