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System Properties Comparison Informix vs. Milvus vs. Quasardb vs. Valentina Server

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NameInformix  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseObject-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBSearch engineTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.37
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#259  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.11
Rank#310  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­informixmilvus.ioquasardb.netwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
milvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddoc.quasar.ai/­mastervalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.quasardbParadigma Software
Initial release1984201920091999
Current release14.10.FC5, November 20202.0, January 20223.13.3, April 20225.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and JavaC++, GoC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesNumeric and Stringyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 indexesyesnoyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP APIODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
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 infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoTransient modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InformixMilvusQuasardbValentina Server
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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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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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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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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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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