DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Milvus vs. Riak KV vs. Typesense

System Properties Comparison Milvus vs. Riak KV vs. Typesense

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonTypesense  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeA typo-tolerant, in-memory search engine optimized for instant search-as-you-type experiences and developer productivity
Primary database modelVector DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.31
Rank#113  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Score4.10
Rank#82  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.79
Rank#210  Overall
#14  Search engines
Websitemilvus.iotypesense.org
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latesttypesense.org/­docs
DeveloperOpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release201920092015
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 editionOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Zilliz Cloud – Cloud-native service for Milvus
Implementation languageC++, GoErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infopre-defined schema optional
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 SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
RESTful HTTP API
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
.Net infocommunity maintained
Clojure infocommunity maintained
Dart infocommunity maintained
Go infocommunity maintained
Java infocommunity maintained
JavaScript
Perl infocommunity maintained
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust infocommunity maintained
Swift infocommunity maintained
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoErlangno
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 factorMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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 storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole based access control and fine grained access rightsyes, using Riak Security
More information provided by the system vendor
MilvusRiak KVTypesense
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
» more
Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
» more
Typical application scenariosRAG: retrieval augmented generation Video media : video understanding, video deduplication....
» more
Key customersMilvus is trusted by thousands of enterprises, including PayPal, eBay, IKEA, LINE,...
» more
Market metricsAs of January 2024, 25k+ GitHub stars 10M+ downloads and installations​ ​ 3k+ enterprise...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Fully-managed...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
MilvusRiak KVTypesense
DB-Engines blog posts

Vector databases
2 June 2023, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

How NVIDIA GPU Acceleration Supercharged Milvus Vector Database
26 March 2024, The New Stack

AI-Powered Search Engine With Milvus Vector Database on Vultr
31 January 2024, SitePoint

Milvus 2.4 Unveils Game-Changing Features for Enhanced Vector Search
20 March 2024, GlobeNewswire

Zilliz Unveils Game-Changing Features for Vector Search
22 March 2024, Datanami

IBM watsonx.data’s integrated vector database: unify, prepare, and deliver your data for AI
9 April 2024, IBM

provided by Google News

Basho Revamps Riak Open-Source Database
22 September 2023, InformationWeek

Basho, Maker of Riak NoSQL Database, Raises $25M
13 January 2015, Data Center Knowledge

Basho to Bolster Riak with DB Plug-Ins
5 May 2014, Datanami

Riak NoSQL snapped up by Bet365
12 September 2017, ComputerWeekly.com

A Critique of Resizable Hash Tables: Riak Core & Random Slicing
26 August 2018, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

Laravel Scout Adds Typesense, A Lightening-fast Open-source Search
17 January 2024, Laravel News

Elasticsearch alternatives: 8 to consider after the license change
11 March 2021, TechGenix

5 Recipe Search Engines to Cook Based on Time, Budget, & Ingredients - MUO
19 April 2022, MakeUseOf

Olivia Munn & John Mulaney's Toddler Malcolm Is a Style Icon
5 May 2023, SheKnows

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

RaimaDB logo

RaimaDB, embedded database for mission-critical applications. When performance, footprint and reliability matters.
Try RaimaDB for free.

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here