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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. Graph Engine vs. Manticore Search vs. Milvus

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA 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 engineMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelSearch engineGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar Library
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score151.44
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.93
Rank#189  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.16
Rank#298  Overall
#19  Search engines
Score0.46
Rank#250  Overall
#17  Search engines
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.graphengine.iomanticoresearch.commilvus.io
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualmanual.manticoresearch.commilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperElasticMicrosoftManticore Software
Initial release2010201020172019
Current release7.8.0, June 20204.2, December 20212.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava.NET and CC++C++, Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM.NETFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesFixed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, BooleanNumeric 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.nonoCan index from XMLno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP APIBinary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSynchronous replication based on Galera library
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual 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 datanonoyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Memcached and Redis integrationyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnono
More information provided by the system vendor
ElasticsearchGraph Engine infoformer name: TrinityManticore SearchMilvus
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 scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsAs of March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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