DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Graph Engine vs. Heroic vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. Heroic vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Milvus

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.90
Rank#186  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score0.22
Rank#283  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score3.33
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.37
Rank#262  Overall
#17  Search engines
Websitewww.graphengine.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantmilvus.io
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperMicrosoftSpotifyIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release2010201420102019
Current release2.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation language.NET and CJavaErlangC++, Go
Server operating systems.NEThostedLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoNumeric 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
More information provided by the system vendor
Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityHeroicIBM CloudantMilvus
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
» more
Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
» more
Typical application scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
» more
Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
» more
Market metricsAs of March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityHeroicIBM CloudantMilvus
Recent citations in the news

Open source Microsoft Graph Engine takes on Neo4j
13 February 2017, InfoWorld

Cutting-edge Katana Graph scores $28.5 million Series A Led by Intel Capital
24 February 2021, ZDNet

How Google and Microsoft taught search to “understand” the Web
6 June 2012, Ars Technica

Katana Graph Announce Graph Engine Now Optimized for 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
7 April 2021, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

IBM Expands Cloud Database Services with Kubernetes
26 September 2019, EnterpriseAI

IBM extends Call for Code for Racial Justice program
24 February 2021, TechTarget

IBM to Purchase Cloudant Database as a service (DBaaS) Provider
22 March 2014, App Developer Magazine

Cloudant Upgrades Cloud Database Service With Integrated Text Indexing and Search Based on Apache Lucene
9 October 2012, PR Newswire

Hivelocity partners with Wasabi Technologies for high-performance, low-cost cloud infrastructure - Web Hosting | Cloud Computing | Datacenter | Domain News
13 April 2022, Daily Host News

provided by Google News

Milvus, the AI Search Engine, Originally Developed by Zilliz Joins LF AI as New Incubation Project
10 April 2020, PR Newswire

Database technology evolves to combine machine learning and data storage
7 March 2022, VentureBeat

What Is Vector Similarity Search? | Business Applications of Vector Search
11 August 2021, CIO Insight

The Recommendation System
15 February 2022, News | Europeana Pro

Black Kites on a flyway between Western Siberia and the Indian Subcontinent | Scientific Reports
2 April 2022, Nature.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Technology Evangelist
Zilliz, San Francisco, CA

Head of Developer Relations
Zilliz, San Francisco, CA

Head of Product Management
Zilliz, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here