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DBMS > Milvus vs. OpenQM vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison Milvus vs. OpenQM vs. SingleStore

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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelSearch engineMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#246  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.56
Rank#257  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score7.36
Rank#56  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitemilvus.iowww.openqm.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperMartin PhillipsSingleStore Inc.
Initial release201919932013
Current release2.2, November 20223.4-127.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Zilliz Cloud – Cloud-native service for MilvusSingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities
Implementation languageC++, GoC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyes infowith some exceptionsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateVector, Numeric and Stringyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
MilvusOpenQM infoalso called QMSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsAs of Oct 2022, 14k+ GitHub stars 2M+ downloads and installations 1000+ enterprise...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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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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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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