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System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. Milvus vs. TerarkDB

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSVector DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.08
Rank#360  Overall
#7  Spatial DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#150  Overall
#5  Vector DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#377  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Websitewww.h2gis.orgmilvus.iogithub.com/­bytedance/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homemilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdbytedance.larkoffice.com/­docs/­doccnZmYFqHBm06BbvYgjsHHcKc
DeveloperCNRSByteDance, originally Terark
Initial release201320192016
Current release2.3.4, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, GoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesVector, Numeric and Stringno
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 SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2nono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2Role based access control and fine grained access rightsno
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H2GISMilvusTerarkDB
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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