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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Hazelcast vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Hazelcast vs. Milvus

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA widely adopted in-memory data gridA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesKey-value storeVector DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.75
Rank#236  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score8.18
Rank#53  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score1.47
Rank#171  Overall
#5  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputehazelcast.commilvus.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­maxcomputehazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperAlibabaHazelcast
Initial release201620082019
Current release5.3.6, November 20232.3.4, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Go
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesVector, Numeric 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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersnoyes infoEventsno
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 serviceyes infoReplicated Map
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesRole-based access controlRole based access control and fine grained access rights
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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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