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DBMS > Aerospike vs. Graph Engine vs. Milvus vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Graph Engine vs. Milvus vs. TerarkDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engineKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.10
Rank#70  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.91
Rank#184  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score0.37
Rank#259  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitewww.aerospike.comwww.graphengine.iomilvus.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docswww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterFacebook
DeveloperAerospikeMicrosoftTerark
Initial release2012201020192016
Current release6.0.0.0, April 20222.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC.NET and CC++, GoC++
Server operating systemsLinux.NETLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric and Stringno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luayesnono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlynono
More information provided by the system vendor
Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafGraph Engine infoformer name: TrinityMilvusTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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Milvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Highly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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Video media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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Milvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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As of March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Milvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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