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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. Milvus

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelDocument storeMultivalue DBMS
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Score3.71
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.28
Rank#271  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantmilvus.io
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release20102019
Current release1.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data only
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
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 systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno

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