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System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. Linter vs. Milvus

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsRDBMS for high security requirementsA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.56
Rank#269  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#366  Overall
#153  Relational DBMS
Score0.78
Rank#240  Overall
#17  Search engines
Websitewww.kinetica.comlinter.ru/­enmilvus.io
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperKineticarelex.ru/­en
Initial release201219902019
Current release7.1, August 20212.2, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++C and C++C++, Go
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesVector, Numeric and String
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLno
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
KineticaLinterMilvus
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Milvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Highly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Video media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Milvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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As of Oct 2022, 14k+ GitHub stars 2M+ downloads and installations 1000+ enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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Milvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Fully-managed...
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