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DBMS > Milvus vs. OpenQM vs. SingleStore vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison Milvus vs. OpenQM vs. SingleStore vs. SpatiaLite

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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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 typeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelVector DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score1.81
Rank#144  Overall
#5  Vector DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#286  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score5.91
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#149  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitemilvus.iowww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-open-qmwww.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperRocket Software, originally Martin PhillipsSingleStore Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release2019199320132008
Current release2.3.4, January 20243.4-128.5, January 20245.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, GoC++, GoC++
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 requiredserver-less
Data schemeyes infowith some exceptionsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateVector, Numeric and Stringyesyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
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 proceduresnoyesyesno
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesSharding infohash partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
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 integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole based access control and fine grained access rightsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
MilvusOpenQM infoalso called QMSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSpatiaLite
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 scenariosRAG: retrieval augmented generation Video media : video understanding, video deduplication....
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by thousands of enterprises, including PayPal, eBay, IKEA, LINE,...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsAs of January 2024, 25k+ GitHub stars 10M+ downloads and installations​ ​ 3k+ 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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