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System Properties Comparison Milvus vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Sequoiadb

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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelVector DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.78
Rank#103  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#178  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#258  Overall
#41  Document stores
#120  Relational DBMS
Websitemilvus.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb.htmlwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb-doc.htmlwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Sequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release201919842013
Current release2.4.4, May 20247.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, GoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
HP Open VMSLinux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateVector, Numeric and Stringyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes, on a single nodeDocument is locked during a transaction
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlRole based access control and fine grained access rightssimple password-based access control
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MilvusOracle RdbSequoiadb
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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