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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.37
Rank#264  Overall
#18  Search engines
Score3.33
Rank#100  Overall
#20  Document stores
Websitemilvus.iopouchdb.com
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software Foundation
Initial release20192012
Current release2.0, January 20227.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, GoJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric and Stringno
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono
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MilvusPouchDB
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 scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsAs of March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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Zilliz Announces Key Contributions to Milvus 2.1, the Leading Open-Source Vector Database for Structured and Unstructured Data
3 August 2022, Business Wire

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10 April 2020, PR Newswire

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Getting Started with PouchDB Client-Side JavaScript Database
7 September 2016, SitePoint

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7 June 2012, InfoQ.com

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