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DBMS > InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Milvus vs. OmniSci

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. Milvus vs. OmniSci

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score6.99
Rank#57  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.28
Rank#271  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchmilvus.iowww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2013201520192016
Current release2.0.8, August 2021V11.0, March 20215.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++C++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and StringsyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Go
Java
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yes infoDepending on used storage enginenonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing Azure authenticationnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBMicrosoft Azure SearchMilvusOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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News

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26 October 2021

By Developers, for Developers: New Offerings Announced at InfluxDays North America
26 October 2021

See You Tomorrow at InfluxDays North America 2021
25 October 2021

Release Announcement: InfluxDB CLI 2.2.0
22 October 2021

InfluxDB Cloud and Telegraf for the Home Lab
22 October 2021

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