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System Properties Comparison Firebird vs. Milvus vs. SiriDB

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NameFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSVector DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score20.50
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score2.78
Rank#103  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#378  Overall
#42  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.firebirdsql.orgmilvus.iosiridb.com
Technical documentationwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.siridb.com
DeveloperFirebird FoundationCesbit
Initial release2000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase20192017
Current release5.0.0, January 20242.3.4, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++, GoC
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesVector, Numeric and Stringyes infoNumeric data
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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 replicationyes
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
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptRole based access control and fine grained access rightssimple rights management via user accounts
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FirebirdMilvusSiriDB
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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