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NameHugeGraph  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fast-speed and highly-scalable Graph DBMSA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelGraph DBMSVector DBMS
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Score0.17
Rank#335  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Score2.78
Rank#103  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­hugegraph
hugegraph.apache.org
milvus.io
Technical documentationhugegraph.apache.org/­docsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperBaidu
Initial release20182019
Current release0.92.4.4, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open 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
macOS
Unix
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesVector, 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 indexesyes infoalso supports composite index and range indexno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
TinkerPop Gremlin
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGroovy
Java
Python
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresasynchronous Gremlin script jobsno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBaseSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infodepending on used storage backend, e.g. Cassandra and HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsvia hugegraph-sparkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoedges in graphno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers, roles and permissionsRole based access control and fine grained access rights
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HugeGraphMilvus
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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