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DBMS > Milvus vs. NuoDB vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison Milvus vs. NuoDB vs. Riak KV

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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelVector DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#103  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Score0.94
Rank#197  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Score4.01
Rank#79  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitemilvus.iowww.3ds.com/­nuodb-distributed-sql-database
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddoc.nuodb.comwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperDassault Systèmes infooriginally NuoDB, Inc.OpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release201920132009
Current release2.4.4, May 20243.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, GoC++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateVector, Numeric and Stringyesno
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 indexesnoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLErlang
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infotunable commit protocolno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes
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.yesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlRole based access control and fine grained access rightsStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersyes, using Riak Security
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MilvusNuoDBRiak KV
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 scenariosRAG: retrieval augmented generation Video media : video understanding, video deduplication....
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by thousands of enterprises, including PayPal, eBay, IKEA, LINE,...
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Market metricsAs of January 2024, 25k+ GitHub stars 10M+ downloads and installations​ ​ 3k+ 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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