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DBMS > Firebird vs. Hypertable vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Hypertable vs. Milvus

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopA 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
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Score24.23
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#244  Overall
#16  Search engines
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgmilvus.io
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperFirebird FoundationHypertable Inc.
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20092019
Current release4.0.2, August 20220.9.8.11, March 20162.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++C++, Go
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric 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.no
Secondary indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
C++ API
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor on file system level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 dataACIDnono
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnono
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FirebirdHypertableMilvus
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 Oct 2022, 14k+ GitHub stars 2M+ downloads and installations 1000+ 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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