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System Properties Comparison FileMaker vs. Milvus vs. MySQL

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NameFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSVector DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score47.91
Rank#20  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score2.78
Rank#103  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Score1061.34
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.claris.com/­filemakermilvus.iowww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperClaris infoa subsidiary of AppleOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release198320191995
Current release19.4.1, November 20212.4.4, May 20248.4.0, April 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 servicenonono
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 languageC++, GoC and C++
Server operating systemsiOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesVector, 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.yes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infovia pluginsnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesPHPC++
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 proceduresyesnoyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded 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 datanonoACID 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesRole 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
FileMakerMilvusMySQL
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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