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System Properties Comparison searchxml vs. SQLite vs. Weaviate

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DescriptionDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.03
Rank#390  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#24  Search engines
Score111.41
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#153  Overall
#6  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.searchxml.net/­category/­productswww.sqlite.orggithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutswww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
Developerinformationpartners gmbhDwayne Richard HippWeaviate B.V.
Initial release201520002019
Current release1.03.46.0  (23 May 2024), May 20241.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen 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 languageC++CGo
Server operating systemsWindowsserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsActionscript
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 proceduresyes infoon the application servernono
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsnoneyes
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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes 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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesnoAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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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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