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DBMS > BaseX vs. IRONdb vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. IRONdb vs. Milvus

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
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Score1.80
Rank#144  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#244  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitebasex.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasemilvus.io
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.circonus.com/­irondbmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperBaseX GmbHCirconus LLC.
Initial release200720172019
Current release10.3, October 2022V0.10.20, January 20182.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsNumeric 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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in Luano
Triggersyes infovia eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesBounded 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 datamultiple readers, single writernono
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsnono
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BaseXIRONdbMilvus
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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