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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. LeanXcale vs. Milvus
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|LeanXcale Xexclude from comparison
|Milvus Xexclude from comparison
|Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
|Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
|A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
|A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
|Primary database model
|Document store supported via specific layer
Relational DBMS supported via specific SQL-layer
|6.2.28, November 2020
|2.3.4, January 2024
|License Commercial or Open Source
|Open Source Apache 2.0
|Open Source Apache Version 2.0
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
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|Server operating systems
macOS 10.14 or later
Windows with WSL 2 enabled
|schema-free some layers support schemas
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|no some layers support typing
|Vector, Numeric and String
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|SQL Support of SQL
|supported in specific SQL layer only
|yes through Apache Derby
|APIs and other access methods
proprietary key/value interface
|RESTful HTTP API
|Supported programming languages
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|in SQL-layer only
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|in SQL-layer only
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|User concepts Access control
|Role based access control and fine grained access rights
|More information provided by the system vendor
|Milvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
|Highly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
|Typical application scenarios
|RAG: retrieval augmented generation Video media : video understanding, video deduplication....
|Milvus is trusted by thousands of enterprises, including PayPal, eBay, IKEA, LINE,...
|As of January 2024, 25k+ GitHub stars 10M+ downloads and installations 3k+ enterprise...
|Licensing and pricing models
|Milvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Fully-managed...
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FoundationDB team's new venture, Antithesis, raises $47M to enhance software testing
Antithesis Launches Out Of Stealth To Revolutionize Software Reliability
Antithesis raises $47M to launch an automated testing platform for software
Deno adds scaleable messaging with new Queues feature, sparks debate about proprietary services • DEVCLASS
provided by Google News
What Is Milvus Vector Database?
AI-Powered Search Engine With Milvus Vector Database on Vultr
Zilliz Cloud boosts vector database performance
Zilliz Cloud Adds Range Search
Zilliz Cloud Ascends to New Heights: A Quantum Leap in Speed, Performance, and Developer Satisfaction with the ...
provided by Google News
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