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System Properties Comparison Infobright vs. Milvus vs. Netezza

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NameInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystems
Primary database modelRelational DBMSVector DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.05
Rank#194  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#150  Overall
#5  Vector DBMS
Score11.20
Rank#46  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Websiteignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbmilvus.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­netezza
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.IBM
Initial release200520192000
Current release2.3.4, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux infoincluded in appliance
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesVector, Numeric and Stringyes
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 indexesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesRole based access control and fine grained access rightsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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InfobrightMilvusNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM
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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