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DBMS > Riak KV vs. STSdb vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison Riak KV vs. STSdb vs. Weaviate

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NameRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodA RESTful and GraphQL based knowledge graph with a built-in semantic model called the contextionary which allows a user to store data based on its semantic meaning
Primary database modelKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine
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Score5.67
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#291  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#344  Overall
#33  Graph DBMS
Websitebasho.com/­products/­riak-kvstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0github.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationwww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesSTS Soft SCSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release200920112017
Current release2.1.0, April 20150.20, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangC#Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yes 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 indexesrestrictednoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.NET Client APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript and Erlangnono
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be storednono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoOpenID Connect Discovery

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