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DBMS > Firebird vs. HBase vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. HBase vs. Milvus

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.37
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score40.41
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.62
Rank#246  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orghbase.apache.orgmilvus.io
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualshbase.apache.orgmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperFirebird FoundationApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20082019
Current release4.0.2, August 20222.3.4, January 20212.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC++, Go
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVRONumeric 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno
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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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