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DBMS > Memcached vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Milvus vs. Rockset

System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Milvus vs. Rockset

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.45
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score912.51
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.62
Rank#246  Overall
#16  Search engines
Score0.86
Rank#220  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-servermilvus.iorockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-servermilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.rockset.com
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoftRockset
Initial release2003198920192019
Current release1.6.17, August 2022SQL Server 2019, November 20192.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C++, GoC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric and Stringdynamic typing
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.yesnono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
RESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javanono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
More information provided by the system vendor
MemcachedMicrosoft SQL ServerMilvusRockset
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 March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
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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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