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System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. Kinetica vs. Milvus vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.45
Rank#268  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#244  Overall
#16  Search engines
Score5.40
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.commilvus.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerKineticaSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2008201220191992
Current release7.2.4, September 20127.1, August 20212.0, January 202217, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C, C++C++, Go
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users and roles on table levelnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DrizzleKineticaMilvusSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Milvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Highly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Video media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Milvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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As of Oct 2022, 14k+ GitHub stars 2M+ downloads and installations 1000+ enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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Milvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Fully-managed...
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