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DBMS > Hive vs. Milvus vs. Quasardb vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Hive vs. Milvus vs. Quasardb vs. Titan

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score81.61
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#259  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.11
Rank#310  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitehive.apache.orgmilvus.ioquasardb.nettitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homemilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddoc.quasar.ai/­mastergithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookquasardbAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2012201920092012
Current release3.1.2, August 20192.0, January 20223.13.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, GoC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric and Stringyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 indexesyesnoyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenonoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenowith Hadoop integrationyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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HiveMilvusQuasardbTitan
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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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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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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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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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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