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System Properties Comparison Splunk vs. Weaviate

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NameSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytics Platform for Big DataAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelSearch engineVector DBMS
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Score91.65
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score2.08
Rank#143  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.splunk.comgithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperSplunk Inc.Weaviate B.V.
Initial release20032019
Current release1.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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SplunkWeaviate
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. ‚Äč
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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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