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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Milvus vs. ToroDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Milvus vs. ToroDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSVector DBMSDocument store
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Score0.73
Rank#220  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score3.12
Rank#89  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlmilvus.iogithub.com/­torodb/­server
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­analyticdb-for-postgresql/­latest/­product-introduction-overviewmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development Group8Kdata
Initial release201620192016
Current release2.4.4, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, GoJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesVector, Numeric and Stringyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole based access control and fine grained access rightsAccess rights for users and roles
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBMilvusToroDB
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 scenariosRAG: retrieval augmented generation Video media : video understanding, video deduplication....
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by thousands of enterprises, including PayPal, eBay, IKEA, LINE,...
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Market metricsAs of January 2024, 25k+ GitHub stars 10M+ downloads and installations​ ​ 3k+ 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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