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DBMS > Heroic vs. Hypertable vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. Hypertable vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSWide column storeDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#259  Overall
#17  Search engines
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperSpotifyHypertable Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Microsoft
Initial release20142009201020162019
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20162.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++ErlangC++C++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
hostedhostedLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyesNumeric 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 Elasticsearchrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
C++ API
Thrift
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptTransact SQLno
Triggersnonoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor on file system levelMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
HeroicHypertableIBM CloudantMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseMilvus
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 March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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