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

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NameRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score3.23
Rank#92  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.20
Rank#286  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websiteravendb.netgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
github.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docswww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperHibernating RhinosAlex KashirinSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201020202017
Current release5.2, June 20210.5, April 20211.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC#C++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes 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)SQL-like query languageGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleOpenID Connect Discovery
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RavenDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseWeaviate
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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News

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