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NameTrino  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast distributed SQL query engine for big data analytics. Forked from Presto and originally named PrestoSQLAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSVector DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.07
Rank#80  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score2.03
Rank#149  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Websitetrino.iogithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationtrino.io/­broadcast
trino.io/­docs/­current
weaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHub
DeveloperTrino Software FoundationWeaviate B.V.
Initial release2012 info2020 rebranded from PrestoSQL2019
Current release1.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open 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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Starburst Galaxy offers a feature-rich user interface to connect all your data sources, manage your Trino clusters, and query your data.
Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS infofor devlopment
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 indexesdepending on connected data-sourceyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Trino CLI
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, depending on connected data-sourceno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on connected data-sourceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on connected data-sourceyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on connected data-sourceEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datadepending on connected data-sourceno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentdepending on connected data-sourceyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlSQL standard access controlAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
More information provided by the system vendor
TrinoWeaviate
Specific characteristicsTrino is the fastest open source, massively parallel processing SQL query engine...
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Weaviate is an open source vector database that is robust, scalable, cloud-native,...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance analtyics and data processing of very large data sets Powerful ANSI...
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Flexible deployment - Free, open source or fully-managed cloud vector database service...
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Typical application scenariosPerformant analytics query engine for data warehouses, data lakes, and data lakehouses...
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As a database supporting the development of generative AI and semantic search applications...
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Key customersTrino is widely adopted across the globe as freely-available open source software....
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All companies that have data. ​
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Market metrics33000+ commits in GitHub 8200+ stargazers in GitHub 1200+ pull requests merged in...
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As of mid 2023: Over 2 million open source downloads 3500+ Weaviate Slack community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTrino is an open source project and usage is therefore free. Commercial offerings...
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Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. Weaviate is also available as a fully managed...
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