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Vector Database: What Is It and Why All the Hype?
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Vector Database: What Is It and Why All the Hype?

Last Updated on November 5, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Kevin Berlemont, PhD

Originally published on Towards AI.

An overview of the multiple trade-offs to consider when picking your vector database solution
Photo by İsmail Enes Ayhan on Unsplash

Vector databases have received a lot of attention in the past few months, with more than 10 companies offering some type of vector database architecture. Why do so many types exist? What is a vector database? Should I move my database to a vector database? To answer these questions, let’s first start by trying to define what data is.

Data consists of information that is digitally stored in a computer and can be organized or semi-structured. The data is usually stored in a system that is built for easy access and management, the database. Vectors… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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