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DBMS > Milvus vs. OpenQM vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Milvus vs. OpenQM vs. Transbase

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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelVector DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.78
Rank#103  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#284  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#334  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Websitemilvus.iowww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-open-qmwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperRocket Software, originally Martin PhillipsTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201919931987
Current release2.3.4, January 20243.4-12Transbase 8.3, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, GoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
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
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication
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
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole based access control and fine grained access rightsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
MilvusOpenQM infoalso called QMTransbase
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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