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System Properties Comparison Milvus vs. Quasardb vs. SQLite

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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelVector DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.47
Rank#171  Overall
#5  Vector DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#352  Overall
#35  Time Series DBMS
Score117.28
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitemilvus.ioquasar.aiwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddoc.quasar.ai/­masterwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperquasardbDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201920092000
Current release2.3.4, January 20243.14.1, January 20243.45.0  (15 January 2024), January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, GoC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateVector, Numeric and Stringyes infointeger and binaryyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTransient modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole based access control and fine grained access rightsCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailno
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MilvusQuasardbSQLite
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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