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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Axibase vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Axibase vs. Milvus

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.71
Rank#249  Overall
#35  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#118  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.41
Rank#298  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.78
Rank#240  Overall
#17  Search engines
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­simpledbaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financemilvus.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonAxibase Corporation
Initial release2014200720132019
Current release155852.2, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++, Go
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinuxLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringVector, Numeric and String
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Bounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLAmazon SimpleDBAxibaseMilvus
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsAs of Oct 2022, 14k+ GitHub stars 2M+ downloads and installations 1000+ enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Fully-managed...
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