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A Comprehensive Comparison Between OPen-Source Vector Databases
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A Comprehensive Comparison Between OPen-Source Vector Databases

Last Updated on April 22, 2024 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Youssef Hosni

Originally published on Towards AI.

A Comparison Between Chroma, Milvus, Faiss, and Weaviate Vector Databases

Semantic search and retrieval-augmented generation (RAG) are revolutionizing the way we interact online. However, the backbone enabling these groundbreaking advancements is often overlooked: vector databases. If you’re exploring applications like large language models, RAG, or any platform leveraging semantic search, you’re on the right path.

Choosing the right vector database can be a daunting task. With numerous options available, it’s crucial to understand the nuances and considerations involved in making an informed decision. This article aims to provide you through with a comprehensive comparison between four important open-source vector databases to select the vector database that best aligns with your specific needs and requirements.

What is a Vector Database?Why We Need a Vector Database?Vector Database Use CasesOverview of Chroma, Milvus, Faiss, and Weaviate Vector DatabasesComparisons between Chroma, Milvus, Faiss, and Weaviate Vector Databases

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