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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelWide column storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score38.41
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.78
Rank#240  Overall
#17  Search engines
Websitehbase.apache.orgmilvus.io
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release20082019
Current release2.3.4, January 20212.2, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROVector, 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.nono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual 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 dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno
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HBaseMilvus
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 February 2023, 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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