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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. BaseX vs. Galaxybase vs. Microsoft Access vs. Milvus

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Scalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelKey-value storeNative XML DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.14
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score1.59
Rank#140  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#337  Overall
#35  Graph DBMS
Score146.50
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#264  Overall
#18  Search engines
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbbasex.orggalaxybase.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessmilvus.io
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.basex.orgdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperAmazonBaseX GmbHChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司Microsoft
Initial release20072007201719922019
Current release10.0, August 2022Nov 20, November 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and JavaC++C++, Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeStrong typed schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infoXQuery supports typesyesyesNumeric 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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Browser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
Go
Java
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined procedures and functionsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
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 integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationmultiple readers, single writerACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsRole-based access controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBBaseXGalaxybaseMicrosoft AccessMilvus
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 March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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