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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Graph Engine vs. Milvus vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Amazon Redshift vs. Graph Engine vs. Milvus vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsA 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 modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engineKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score83.85
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score25.54
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#204  Overall
#19  Graph DBMS
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.66
Rank#244  Overall
#16  Search engines
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.graphengine.iomilvus.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperAmazonAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)MicrosoftTerark
Initial release20122012201020192016
Current release2.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercialOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageC.NET and CC++, GoC++
Server operating systemshostedhosted.NETLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesrestrictednono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin Pythonyesnono
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional: 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 controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DynamoDBAmazon RedshiftGraph Engine infoformer name: TrinityMilvusTerarkDB
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 Oct 2022, 14k+ GitHub stars 2M+ downloads and installations 1000+ 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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