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System Properties Comparison Milvus vs. OpenTSDB vs. TimesTen

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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelVector DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#103  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Score1.68
Rank#142  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#161  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websitemilvus.ioopentsdb.netwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
Developercurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201920111998
Current release2.4.4, May 202411 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoLGPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, GoJava
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateVector, Numeric and Stringnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Telnet API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoPL/SQL
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on HBasenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseMulti-source replication
Source-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 Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole based access control and fine grained access rightsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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MilvusOpenTSDBTimesTen
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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