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System Properties Comparison Milvus vs. Rockset vs. Transbase

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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelVector DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
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Score3.12
Rank#89  Overall
#4  Vector DBMS
Score0.89
Rank#197  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#355  Overall
#151  Relational DBMS
Websitemilvus.iorockset.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.rockset.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperRocksetTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201920191987
Current release2.4.4, May 2024Transbase 8.3, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Zilliz Cloud – Cloud-native service for Milvus
Implementation languageC++, GoC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateVector, Numeric and Stringdynamic typingyes
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 infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesnoall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole based access control and fine grained access rightsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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MilvusRocksetTransbase
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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