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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. FileMaker vs. Milvus

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Database based on LuceneFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMSVector DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.91
Rank#216  Overall
#36  Document stores
#5  Spatial DBMS
#16  Search engines
#18  Time Series DBMS
#8  Vector DBMS
Score50.48
Rank#21  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score1.47
Rank#171  Overall
#5  Vector DBMS
Websitecratedb.comwww.claris.com/­filemakermilvus.io
Technical documentationcratedb.com/­docswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperCrateClaris infoa subsidiary of Apple
Initial release201319832019
Current release19.4.1, November 20212.3.4, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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CrateDB Cloud: a distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing across an elastic cluster of shared nothing nodes. CrateDB Cloud enables data insights at scale on Microsoft Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform.Zilliz Cloud – Cloud-native service for Milvus
Implementation languageJavaC++, Go
Server operating systemsAll Operating Systems, including Kubernetes with CrateDB Kubernetes Operator supportiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraints, and PostgreSQL compatibilityyes infovia pluginsno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.NET
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
R
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
PHPC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions (Javascript)yesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable replication on table/partition-levelSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read-after-write consistency on record level
Bounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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 strategynono
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 controlrights management via user accountssimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesRole based access control and fine grained access rights
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBFileMakerMilvus
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 advantagesResponse time in milliseconds: e ven for complex ad-hoc queries. Massive scaling...
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Highly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenarios​ IoT: accelerate your IIoT projects with CrateDB, delivering real-time analytics...
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RAG: retrieval augmented generation Video media : video understanding, video deduplication....
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Key customersAcross all continents, CrateDB is used by companies of all sizes to meet the most...
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Milvus is trusted by thousands of enterprises, including PayPal, eBay, IKEA, LINE,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2013 Honorable Mention in 2021 Gartner®...
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As of January 2024, 25k+ GitHub stars 10M+ downloads and installations​ ​ 3k+ enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSee CrateDB pricing >
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Milvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Fully-managed...
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Conferences, events and webinars

How to Get the Most Out of Your Time Series Data
Webinar; 11:00–11:45 am CET and 09:00–09:45 am PT, 27 February 2024

CrateDB European Tour Amsterdam
Amsterdam, 09:00 am - 12:30 pm CET, 13 March 2024

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CrateDB European Tour Berlin
Berlin, Germany, 09:00 am - 1:00 pm CET, 21 February 2024 (finished)

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