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System Properties Comparison FeatureBase vs. Microsoft Azure AI Search vs. Pinecone

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NameFeatureBase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure AI Search  Xexclude from comparisonPinecone  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionReal-time database platform that powers real-time analytics and machine learning applications by simultaneously executing low-latency, high-throughput, and highly concurrent workloads.Search-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA managed, cloud-native vector database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineVector DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.31
Rank#292  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score5.52
Rank#59  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score3.23
Rank#92  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.featurebase.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.pinecone.io
Technical documentationdocs.featurebase.comlearn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overview
DeveloperMolecula and Pilosa Open Source ContributorsMicrosoftPinecone Systems, Inc
Initial release201720152019
Current release2022, May 2022V1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
hostedhosted
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesString, Number, Boolean
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL queriesnono
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C#
Java
JavaScript
Python
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using Linux fsyncyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing Azure authentication

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