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

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

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonKyligence Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA distributed analytics engine for big data, built on top of Apache KylinElastic, 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 DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational 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
Score0.24
Rank#282  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#259  Overall
#17  Search engines
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantkyligence.io/­kyligence-enterpriseazure.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
DeveloperSpotifyIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Kyligence, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release20142010201620162019
Current release2.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangJavaC++C++, Go
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhostedLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyesNumeric 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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)yesno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptTransact SQLno
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-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
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono 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 datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
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.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
HeroicIBM CloudantKyligence EnterpriseMicrosoft 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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