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DescriptionDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverAn AI-native realtime vector database engine that integrates scalable machine learning models.
Primary database modelNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#378  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#24  Search engines
Score1.51
Rank#148  Overall
#6  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.searchxml.net/­category/­productsgithub.com/­weaviate/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutsweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate
Developerinformationpartners gmbhWeaviate B.V.
Initial release20152019
Current release1.01.19, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemsWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyes, 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 SQLnoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsJavaScript / TypeScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoon the application serverno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerno
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 controlDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesAPI Keys
OpenID Connect Discovery
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searchxmlWeaviate
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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