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NameDatastax Enterprise  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 DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelWide column storeVector DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Vector DBMS
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Score6.31
Rank#57  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score1.81
Rank#144  Overall
#5  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisemilvus.io
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.commilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperDataStax
Initial release20112019
Current release6.8, April 20202.3.4, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesVector, 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computing
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
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 datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectRole based access control and fine grained access rights
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Datastax EnterpriseMilvus
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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RAG: retrieval augmented generation Video media : video understanding, video deduplication....
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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 thousands of enterprises, including PayPal, eBay, IKEA, LINE,...
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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 January 2024, 25k+ GitHub stars 10M+ downloads and installations​ ​ 3k+ enterprise...
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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. Fully-managed...
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