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System Properties Comparison dBASE vs. Milvus vs. TimesTen

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DescriptiondBase was one of the first databases with a development environment on PC's. Its latest version dBase V is still sold as dBase classic, which needs a DOS Emulation. The up-to-date product is dBase plus.A DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
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Score14.38
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#267  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score1.69
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dbase.commilvus.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.dbase.com/­support/­knowledgebasemilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mddocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAsthon TateOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release197920191998
Current releasedBASE 2019, 20192.0, January 202211 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, Go
Server operating systemsDOS infodBase Classic
Windows infodBase Pro
Linux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsnone infoThe IDE can access other DBMS or ODBC-sources.RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesdBase proprietary IDEC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno infoThe IDE can access stored procedures in other database systems.noPL/SQL
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-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
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infonot for dBase internal data, but IDE does support transactions when accessing external DBMSnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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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 scenariosVideo media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersMilvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsAs of March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMilvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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