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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Elasticsearch vs. Graph Engine vs. Milvus

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelWide column storeSearch engineGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.30
Rank#55  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score151.07
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.21
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score0.55
Rank#253  Overall
#17  Search engines
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.graphengine.iomilvus.io
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperDataStaxElasticMicrosoft
Initial release2011201020102019
Current release6.8, April 20207.8.0, June 20202.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava.NET and CC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM.NETLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesno
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesES-Hadoop Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Eventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesMemcached and Redis integrationyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno
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Datastax EnterpriseElasticsearchGraph Engine infoformer name: TrinityMilvus
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Milvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Highly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Video media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Milvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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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 modelsAnnual subscription
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Milvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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