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System Properties Comparison RisingWave vs. SQLite vs. Weaviate

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NameRisingWave  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed RDBMS for stream processing, wire-compatible with PostgreSQLWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.58
Rank#245  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score116.01
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#138  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.risingwave.com/­databasewww.sqlite.orggithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.risingwave.com/­docs/­current/­introwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperRisingWave LabsDwayne Richard HippWeaviate B.V.
Initial release202220002019
Current release1.2, September 20233.45.3  (15 April 2024), April 20241.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoPublic DomainOpen 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 languageRustCGo
Server operating systemsDocker
Linux
macOS
server-less
Data schemeyesyes infodynamic column typesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateStandard SQL-types and JSONyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
JavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresUDFs in Python or Javanono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infovia file-system locksyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers and RolesnoAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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RisingWaveSQLiteWeaviate
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. ​
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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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