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NameTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable 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 modelGraph DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score0.10
Rank#314  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#306  Overall
#19  Search engines
Websiteterminusdb.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#weaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperDataChemist Ltd.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release20182017
Current release10.0.21, March 20221.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageProlog, RustGo
Server operating systemsLinux
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (WOQL)GraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesGraph PartitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesJournaling Streamsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes 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 controlRole-based access controlOpenID Connect Discovery
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TerminusDB 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. ‚Äč
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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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