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

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  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 searchesOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeSearch engineTime Series DBMS
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Score0.71
Rank#249  Overall
#35  Document stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#118  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.78
Rank#240  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.19
Rank#356  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaws.amazon.com/­simpledbmilvus.iosiridb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.siridb.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAmazonCesbit
Initial release2014200720192017
Current release2.2, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++, GoC
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoVector, Numeric and Stringyes infoNumeric data
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 automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
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 nodesnoneyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)nosimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLAmazon SimpleDBMilvusSiriDB
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 February 2023, 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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