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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Elasticsearch vs. Graph Engine vs. Kingbase vs. Milvus

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Search engineGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.08
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#53  Relational DBMS
Score155.08
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.88
Rank#188  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.37
Rank#265  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#264  Overall
#18  Search engines
Websitedrill.apache.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.graphengine.iowww.kingbase.com.cnmilvus.io
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperApache Software FoundationElasticMicrosoftBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.
Initial release20122010201019992019
Current release1.19.0, June 20217.8.0, June 2020V8.0, August 20212.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava.NET and CC and JavaC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM.NETLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesNumeric 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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query languagenoStandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesoptional: 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.Depending on the underlying data sourceMemcached and Redis integrationyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Apache DrillElasticsearchGraph Engine infoformer name: TrinityKingbaseMilvus
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Milvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Highly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Video media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Milvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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As of March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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Milvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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