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System Properties Comparison Milvus vs. PouchDB vs. RocksDB vs. STSdb

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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.55
Rank#253  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score3.50
Rank#99  Overall
#20  Document stores
Score4.50
Rank#87  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score0.15
Rank#333  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitemilvus.iopouchdb.comrocksdb.orggithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdpouchdb.com/­guidesgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFacebook, Inc.STS Soft SC
Initial release2019201220132011
Current release2.0, January 20227.1.1, June 20197.3.1, June 20224.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, GoJavaScriptC++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric and Stringnonoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesnoyes infovia viewsnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
C++ API
Java API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScriptC
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononono
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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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