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DBMS > Impala vs. Milvus vs. MySQL vs. ScyllaDB

System Properties Comparison Impala vs. Milvus vs. MySQL vs. ScyllaDB

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NameImpala  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesWidely used open source RDBMSCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.03
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#259  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score1202.10
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.75
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlmilvus.iowww.mysql.comwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddev.mysql.com/­docdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperClouderaOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunScyllaDB
Initial release2013201919952015
Current release4.0.0, July 20212.0, January 20228.0.29, April 2022Scylla Open Source 4.6, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++, GoC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric and Stringyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoyes infoproprietary syntaxyes, Lua
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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ImpalaMilvusMySQLScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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