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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelDocument storeVector DBMS
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Score0.30
Rank#294  Overall
#44  Document stores
Score1.81
Rank#144  Overall
#5  Vector DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdbmilvus.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperSoftmotions
Initial release20122019
Current release2.3.4, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC++, Go
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idVector, 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.no
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole based access control and fine grained access rights
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EJDBMilvus
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosRAG: retrieval augmented generation Video media : video understanding, video deduplication....
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by thousands of enterprises, including PayPal, eBay, IKEA, LINE,...
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Market metricsAs of January 2024, 25k+ GitHub stars 10M+ downloads and installations​ ​ 3k+ enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Fully-managed...
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