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System Properties Comparison Milvus vs. Riak KV vs. Transwarp ArgoDB

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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonTranswarp ArgoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeDistributed Analytical Database to replace Hadoop+MPP hybrid architecture
Primary database modelVector DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine
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Score2.31
Rank#113  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Score4.10
Rank#82  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.07
Rank#350  Overall
#153  Relational DBMS
Websitemilvus.iowww.transwarp.cn/­en/­product/­argodb
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latestdocs.transwarp.cn/­#/­documents-support/­docs?category=ARGODB
DeveloperOpenSource, formerly Basho TechnologiesTranswarp
Initial release20192009
Current release2.3.4, January 20243.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, GoErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateVector, Numeric and Stringnoyes
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 indexesnorestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoErlang
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor
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 infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole based access control and fine grained access rightsyes, using Riak Security
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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 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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