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System Properties Comparison Milvus vs. Qdrant vs. Transbase

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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonQdrant  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA high-performance vector database with neural network or semantic-based matchingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelVector DBMSVector DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.31
Rank#113  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#175  Overall
#6  Vector DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#341  Overall
#150  Relational DBMS
Websitemilvus.iogithub.com/­qdrant/­qdrant
qdrant.tech
www.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdqdrant.tech/­documentationwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperQdrantTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201920211987
Current release2.3.4, January 2024Transbase 8.3, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Zilliz Cloud – Cloud-native service for Milvus
Implementation languageC++, GoRustC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Docker
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateVector, Numeric and StringNumbers, Strings, Geo, Booleanyes
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 infoKeywords, numberic ranges, geo, full-textyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIgRPC
OpenAPI 3.0
RESTful HTTP/JSON API infoOpenAPI 3.0
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCollection-level replicationSource-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
Eventual Consistency, tunable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole based access control and fine grained access rightsKey-based authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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MilvusQdrantTransbase
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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