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NameMilvus  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searchesA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelVector DBMSDocument store
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Score2.78
Rank#103  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#332  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websitemilvus.iogithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
www.xtdb.com
Technical documentationmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.mdwww.xtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperJuxt Ltd.
Initial release20192019
Current release2.3.4, January 20241.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, GoClojure
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateVector, Numeric and Stringyes, extensible-data-notation format
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 SQLnolimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, each node contains all data
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole based access control and fine grained access rights
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MilvusXTDB infoformerly named Crux
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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