DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Kinetica vs. Milvus vs. openGauss

System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. Milvus vs. openGauss

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonopenGauss  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by Huawei
Primary database modelRelational DBMSVector DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.64
Rank#236  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score2.31
Rank#113  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#183  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.commilvus.iogitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
Technical documentationdocs.kinetica.commilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.opengauss.org/­en
gitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
DeveloperKineticaHuawei and openGauss community
Initial release201220192019
Current release7.1, August 20212.3.4, January 20243.0, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Zilliz Cloud – Cloud-native service for Milvus
Implementation languageC, C++C++, GoC, C++, Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoANSI SQL 2011
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)
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 configurationBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 RAMyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelRole based access control and fine grained access rightsAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
KineticaMilvusopenGauss
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
» more
Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
» more
Typical application scenariosRAG: retrieval augmented generation Video media : video understanding, video deduplication....
» more
Key customersMilvus is trusted by thousands of enterprises, including PayPal, eBay, IKEA, LINE,...
» more
Market metricsAs of January 2024, 25k+ GitHub stars 10M+ downloads and installations​ ​ 3k+ enterprise...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Fully-managed...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
KineticaMilvusopenGauss
DB-Engines blog posts

Vector databases
2 June 2023, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Kinetica Elevates RAG with Fast Access to Real-Time Data
26 March 2024, Datanami

Kinetica ramps up RAG for generative AI, empowering enterprises with real-time operational data
18 March 2024, SiliconANGLE News

Kinetica Launches Generative AI Solution for Real-Time Inferencing Powered by NVIDIA AI Enterprise
18 March 2024, GlobeNewswire

Kinetica Delivers Real-Time Vector Similarity Search
20 March 2024, Datanami

Transforming spatiotemporal data analysis with GPUs and generative AI
30 October 2023, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

How NVIDIA GPU Acceleration Supercharged Milvus Vector Database
26 March 2024, The New Stack

AI-Powered Search Engine With Milvus Vector Database on Vultr
31 January 2024, SitePoint

Milvus 2.4 Unveils Game-Changing Features for Enhanced Vector Search
20 March 2024, GlobeNewswire

Zilliz Unveils Game-Changing Features for Vector Search
22 March 2024, Datanami

IBM watsonx.data’s integrated vector database: unify, prepare, and deliver your data for AI
9 April 2024, ibm.com

provided by Google News

openGauss Open Source Community Officially Launch
1 July 2020, Huawei

The openGauss powers database industry forward through innovation
6 January 2022, Global Times

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

RaimaDB logo

RaimaDB, embedded database for mission-critical applications. When performance, footprint and reliability matters.
Try RaimaDB for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here