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System Properties Comparison mSQL vs. Weaviate

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NamemSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSVector DBMS
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Score1.54
Rank#168  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score2.08
Rank#143  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Websitehughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlgithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
DeveloperHughes TechnologiesWeaviate B.V.
Initial release19942019
Current release4.4, October 20211.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCGo
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
JavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datanoyes
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 controlnoAPI Keys
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mSQL infoMini SQLWeaviate
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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