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 > Microsoft Azure Search vs. Milvus

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Search vs. Milvus

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Microsoft Azure Search and Milvus with Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL and MongoDB.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelSearch engineMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.85
Rank#58  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.26
Rank#277  Overall
#11  Multivalue DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchmilvus.io
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperMicrosoft
Initial release20152019
Current releaseV11.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data only
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing Azure authenticationno

More information provided by the system vendor

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
Microsoft Azure SearchMilvus
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Microsoft Azure Enterprise Search Gets Boost With New Integration
22 April 2021, CRN

Cognitive Search - Azure Search with AI | Azure Friday | Channel 9 - Microsoft
6 September 2019, Channel 9

Find meaningful insights using semantic capabilities in Azure Cognitive Search - Microsoft
15 March 2021, Channel 9

Microsoft creates an R&D hub in Spain focused on Artificial Intelligence models to improve user experience
13 September 2021, Science Business

How to use Azure Search in .Net
23 April 2018, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

What Is Vector Similarity Search? | Business Applications of Vector Search
11 August 2021, CIO Insight

Milvus, the AI Search Engine, Originally Developed by Zilliz Joins LF AI as New Incubation Project
10 April 2020, PRNewswire

5 AI startups leading MLops
21 June 2021, InfoWorld

Zilliz Raises $43M to Build AI-powered Unstructured Data
16 November 2020, GlobeNewswire

LF AI & Data gets new incubator projects to simplify distributed learning • DEVCLASS
20 July 2021, DevClass

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Software Engineer, Azure Cognitive Search
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

Principal Software Engineering Manager, Azure Cognitive Search
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

Software Engineer 2
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

Principal Software Engineer
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Principal Software Engineering Manager
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

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

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

AllegroGraph logo

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

Present your product here