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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. HBase vs. Microsoft Access vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. HBase vs. Microsoft Access vs. Milvus

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score41.97
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score140.03
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#250  Overall
#17  Search engines
Websitealasql.orghbase.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessmilvus.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlhbase.apache.orgdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetMicrosoft
Initial release2014200819922019
Current release2.3.4, January 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaC++C++, Go
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptions to bring your own types, AVROyesNumeric 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 indexesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLHBaseMicrosoft AccessMilvus
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 March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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