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DBMS > Milvus vs. SingleStore vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison Milvus vs. SingleStore vs. SpatiaLite

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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.68
Rank#246  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score7.36
Rank#56  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score2.23
Rank#132  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitemilvus.iowww.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.singlestore.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperSingleStore Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release201920132008
Current release2.2, November 20227.6, November 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Zilliz Cloud – Cloud-native service for MilvusSingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, modern cloud database for both operational (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) workloads. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities
Implementation languageC++, GoC++, GoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Linux info64 bit version requiredserver-less
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateVector, Numeric and Stringyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APICluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infohash partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsno
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 datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
MilvusSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsMilvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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SingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesHighly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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SingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Driving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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IEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsAs of Oct 2022, 14k+ GitHub stars 2M+ downloads and installations 1000+ enterprise...
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Customers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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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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