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DBMS > Firebird vs. KairosDB vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. KairosDB vs. Milvus

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
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Score24.94
Rank#32  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#214  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#264  Overall
#18  Search engines
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orggithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbmilvus.io
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualskairosdb.github.iomilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperFirebird Foundation
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20132019
Current release4.0.1, December 20211.2.2, November 20182.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open 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
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPSQLnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Bounded 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptsimple password-based access controlno
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FirebirdKairosDBMilvus
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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