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System Properties Comparison Linter vs. Milvus vs. Sphinx

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NameLinter  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDBMS for high security requirementsA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.13
Rank#363  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#246  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score6.93
Rank#59  Overall
#7  Search engines
Websitelinter.ru/­enmilvus.iosphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdsphinxsearch.com/­docs
Developerrelex.ru/­enSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release199020192001
Current release2.2, November 20223.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++, GoC++
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesVector, Numeric and Stringno
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 infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono
More information provided by the system vendor
LinterMilvusSphinx
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 scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsAs of Oct 2022, 14k+ GitHub stars 2M+ downloads and installations 1000+ 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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