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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.54
Rank#166  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
#77  Relational DBMS
Score1.47
Rank#171  Overall
#5  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.commilvus.io
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­index.htmlmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.
Initial release20072019
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.3.4, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesVector, 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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsRole based access control and fine grained access rights
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GridGainMilvus
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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