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DBMS > SQLite vs. SWC-DB vs. Weaviate

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

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NameSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeVector DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score116.01
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#387  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score1.89
Rank#138  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.sqlite.orggithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
github.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperDwayne Richard HippAlex KashirinWeaviate B.V.
Initial release200020202019
Current release3.45.3  (15 April 2024), April 20240.5, April 20211.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoGPL V3Open 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 languageCC++Go
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
Data schemeyes infodynamic column typesschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes 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 indexesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedSQL-like query languageGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
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
C++JavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
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 systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infovia file-system locksyesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
More information provided by the system vendor
SQLiteSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseWeaviate
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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