DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Milvus vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Milvus vs. Weaviate

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.37
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#250  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.16
Rank#300  Overall
#20  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftmilvus.iogithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
weaviate.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdweaviate.io/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201220192017
Current release2.0, January 20221.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageCC++, GoGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric and Stringyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.nonono
Secondary indexesrestrictednoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
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
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoOpenID Connect Discovery
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon RedshiftMilvusWeaviate
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
» more
Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
» more
Typical application scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
» more
As a stand-alone vector search engine, or use one of the many modules (transformers,...
» more
Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
» more
A ll companies that have data. ​
» more
Market metricsAs of March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
» more
Weaviate is open-source, and free to use. We also offer Fully managed Weaviate on...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon RedshiftMilvusWeaviate
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Weaviate, an ANN Database with CRUD support
2 February 2021,  Etienne Dilocker, SeMI Technologies (sponsor) 

show all

Recent citations in the news

Oracle floats its HeatWave system into Amazon's cloud
13 September 2022, The Register

Salesforce and AWS Announce Expansion of Strategic Partnership
20 September 2022, Datanami

Oracle’s ‘Swiss Army knife’ approach to DBaaS continues to pay off with MySQL HeatWave ML
23 September 2022, SiliconANGLE News

Amazon advances QuickSight with new embedded analytics tool
31 August 2022, TechTarget

Amazon Redshift Serverless Generally Available to Automatically Scale Data Warehouse
23 July 2022, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Vector Database Company Zilliz Raises $60M to Enhance Cloud Offering
25 August 2022, Datanami

Zilliz Pioneers Vector Database R&D, Shares New Findings at VLDB 2022
19 September 2022, insideBIGDATA

Frank Liu, Director of Operations at Zilliz - Interview Series
9 September 2022, Unite.AI

Zilliz Announces Key Contributions to Milvus 2.1, the Leading Open-Source Vector Database for Structured and Unstructured Data
3 August 2022, Business Wire

Why the database market keeps growing bigger and stranger
26 August 2022, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

SeMI Technologies introduces an all-new business model for vector search
1 September 2022, PR Newswire UK

Amsterdam-based startup SeMI Technologies raises €14.1M for its open-source vector search engine Weaviate
23 February 2022, Silicon Canals

SeMI Technologies’ search engine opens up new ways to query your data
22 February 2022, TechCrunch

Getting Started with the Weaviate Vector Search Engine
18 May 2020, hackernoon.com

Weaviate Is A Search Engine For Vector Embeddings
11 May 2020, hackernoon.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Principal Developer Advocate, Amazon Redshift
Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc., Seattle, WA

Senior Developer Advocate, Amazon Redshift
Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc., Seattle, WA

Sr. Customer Success Engineer, Amazon Redshift Service
Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc., Remote

Security Engineer, Amazon Redshift
Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc., Seattle, WA

Data Engineer
O'Reilly Media, Remote

Developer Advocate
Zilliz, San Francisco, CA

Developer Community Manager
Zilliz, San Francisco, CA

Director of Developer Relations
Hire io, Remote

Head of Marketing
Zilliz, San Francisco, CA

Software Engineer, High Performance Computing
Zilliz, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

Neo4j NODES 2022
Free online conference for developers and data scientists.
November 16/17 2022.
Register now for free!

Present your product here