This guide introduces how to install, set up, and use Milvus.

If you need any support, you may file an issue on GitHub or join our Slack community.

To learn the advantages of Milvus over other feature vector search tools, please refer to Other Feature Vector Search Tools.


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The information contained here is subject to change without notice and is not warranted to be error-free. If you find any errors, please report them to us in writing.

This documentation is for reference only, and nothing in the documentation constitutes any express or implied warranty.

Conventions used in this guide

Convention Description
code font Code font indicates filenames and paths, parameter names and values, method and function names.
bold Bold type indicates headlines, user interface texts, or content that needs to be emphasized.
code block Code block indicates code examples within a paragraph.
Note Note indicates a helpful hint, sometimes a tip, to help you work more efficiently.
Caution Caution brings up an issue that you'd better pay attention to. It points to a possible development that might result in a failure or a problem.
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