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NamePinecone  Xexclude from comparisonQdrant  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA managed, cloud-native vector databaseA high-performance vector database with neural network or semantic-based matching
Primary database modelVector DBMSVector DBMS
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Score3.37
Rank#103  Overall
#2  Vector DBMS
Score1.35
Rank#179  Overall
#6  Vector DBMS
Websitewww.pinecone.iogithub.com/­qdrant/­qdrant
qdrant.tech
Technical documentationdocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overviewqdrant.tech/­documentation
DeveloperPinecone Systems, IncQdrant
Initial release20192021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageRust
Server operating systemshostedDocker
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateString, Number, BooleanNumbers, Strings, Geo, Boolean
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 indexesyes infoKeywords, numberic ranges, geo, full-text
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIgRPC
OpenAPI 3.0
RESTful HTTP/JSON API infoOpenAPI 3.0
Supported programming languagesPython.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesCollection-level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency, tunable consistency
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlKey-based authentication

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