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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. FileMaker vs. Firebird vs. Milvus vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Firebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodes
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.94
Rank#183  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score53.12
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score24.94
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#264  Overall
#18  Search engines
Score4.38
Rank#86  Overall
#16  Document stores
#14  Key-value stores
#45  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.firebirdsql.orgmilvus.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.html
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.html
DeveloperCrateFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleFirebird FoundationOracle
Initial release201319832000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20192011
Current release19.4.1, November 20214.0.1, December 20212.0, January 202222.1, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++, GoJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric and Stringoptional
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes infovia pluginsyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
PHPC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesPSQLnono
Triggersnoyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14none infoavailable via 3rd party productsElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table feature
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Bounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategynoACIDnoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountssimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnoAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Milvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Highly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Video media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Milvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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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 modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Milvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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