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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelVector DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.47
Rank#171  Overall
#5  Vector DBMS
Websitemilvus.iowww.sap.com/products/advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperSybase, SAP
Initial release20191993
Current release2.3.4, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateVector, Numeric and Stringyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlRole based access control and fine grained access rightsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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MilvusSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS
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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