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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Graph Engine vs. Milvus vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Graph Engine vs. Milvus vs. TerarkDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.52
Rank#237  Overall
#113  Relational DBMS
Score0.91
Rank#184  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score0.37
Rank#259  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.graphengine.iomilvus.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaMicrosoftTerark
Initial release201020192016
Current release2.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation language.NET and CC++, GoC++
Server operating systemshosted.NETLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric and Stringno
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesnono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded 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 dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBGraph Engine infoformer name: TrinityMilvusTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Milvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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Highly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Video 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 modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Milvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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