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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. Milvus vs. SurrealDB

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonSurrealDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA fully ACID transactional, developer-friendly, multi-model DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSVector DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.06
Rank#347  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score3.12
Rank#89  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#180  Overall
#30  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iomilvus.iosurrealdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rax-maas/­blueflood/­wikimilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdsurrealdb.com/­docs
DeveloperRackspaceSurrealDB Ltd
Initial release201320192022
Current release2.4.4, May 2024v1.5.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++, GoRust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesVector, Numeric and Stringyes
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTRESTful HTTP APIGraphQL
RESTful HTTP API
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Deno
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Bounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole based access control and fine grained access rightsyes, based on authentication and database rules
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BluefloodMilvusSurrealDB
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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