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System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. LevelDB vs. Milvus

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  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 engineEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-value storeVector DBMS
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Score0.68
Rank#242  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#35  Key-value stores
Score3.51
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score1.47
Rank#171  Overall
#5  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.graphengine.iogithub.com/­google/­leveldbmilvus.io
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­main/­doc/­index.mdmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperMicrosoftGoogle
Initial release201020112019
Current release1.23, February 20212.3.4, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation language.NET and CC++C++, Go
Server operating systems.NETIllumos
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 dateyesnoVector, 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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded 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 persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole based access control and fine grained access rights
More information provided by the system vendor
Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityLevelDBMilvus
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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