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System Properties Comparison Apache Impala vs. JaguarDB vs. Milvus

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NameApache Impala  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Vector DBMS
Vector DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score12.57
Rank#40  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#378  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
#15  Vector DBMS
Score3.12
Rank#89  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Websiteimpala.apache.orgwww.jaguardb.commilvus.io
Technical documentationimpala.apache.org/­impala-docs.htmlwww.jaguardb.com/­support.htmlmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by ClouderaDataJaguar, Inc.
Initial release201320152019
Current release4.1.0, June 20223.3 July 20232.4.4, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyBounded 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 datanonono
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosrights management via user accountsRole 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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