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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Milvus vs. Rockset

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA 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 storeSearch engineDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.17
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.78
Rank#240  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.95
Rank#223  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitewww.memcached.orgmilvus.iorockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikimilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.rockset.com
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalRockset
Initial release200320192019
Current release1.6.18, January 20232.2, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageCC++, GoC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoVector, Numeric 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.nono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnonoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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MemcachedMilvusRockset
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 February 2023, 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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