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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. IRONdb vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. IRONdb vs. Milvus

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.94
Rank#225  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#337  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.78
Rank#240  Overall
#17  Search engines
Websitewww.geomesa.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasemilvus.io
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.circonus.com/­irondbmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperCCRi and othersCirconus LLC.
Initial release201420172019
Current release3.5.0, December 2022V0.10.20, January 20182.2, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaC and C++C++, Go
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsVector, Numeric 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Luano
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layerAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.depending on storage layernono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagenono
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GeoMesaIRONdbMilvus
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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