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System Properties Comparison STSdb vs. TerminusDB vs. Weaviate

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NameSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationshipsA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.26
Rank#320  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#317  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#280  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4terminusdb.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#weaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperSTS Soft SCDataChemist Ltd.Weaviate B.V.
Initial release201120182019
Current release4.0.8, September 201510.1.4, August 20221.17, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, 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#Prolog, RustGo
Server operating systemsWindowsLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)yesyes 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 indexesnoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)GraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methods.NET Client APIOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneGraph PartitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneJournaling Streamsyes
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 datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory journalingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlOpenID Connect Discovery
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STSdbTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemistWeaviate
Typical application scenariosAs a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
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Key customersA ll companies that have data. ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsWeaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
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