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

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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  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 ScioreA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystems
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.74
Rank#237  Overall
#35  Document stores
#112  Relational DBMS
Score2.48
Rank#125  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.68
Rank#246  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score16.27
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­simpledbmilvus.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­netezza
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonIBM
Initial release2014200720192000
Current release2.2, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++, Go
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux infoincluded in appliance
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoVector, Numeric and Stringyes
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 indexesnoyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersyesnonono
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 methodsnononoyes
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 applicationnoACID
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)noUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLAmazon SimpleDBMilvusNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM
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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