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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Microsoft Access vs. Milvus vs. Percona Server for MySQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryMicrosoft 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 searchesEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.62
Rank#223  Overall
#35  Document stores
#107  Relational DBMS
Score140.03
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#250  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score2.79
Rank#109  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessmilvus.iowww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-server
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMicrosoftPercona
Initial release2014199220192008
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.0, January 20228.0.28-20, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++, GoC and C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes
Triggersyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-enginenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACID infobut no files for transaction loggingnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003noUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLMicrosoft AccessMilvusPercona Server for MySQL
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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