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System Properties Comparison Fauna vs. Milvus vs. MySQL

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NameFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.48
Rank#150  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score3.12
Rank#89  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Score1039.46
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitefauna.commilvus.iowww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdocs.fauna.commilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperFauna, Inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201420191995
Current release2.4.4, May 20249.0.0, July 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Zilliz Cloud – Cloud-native service for MilvusAiven for MySQL: Fully managed MySQL, deployable in the cloud of your choice, with seamless integrations and lightning-fast setup.
Implementation languageScalaC++, GoC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoVector, Numeric 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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlRole based access control and fine grained access rightsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Fauna infopreviously named FaunaDBMilvusMySQL
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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