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What is Chroma?

It is an open-source embedding database. Chroma makes it easy to build LLM apps by making knowledge, facts, and skills pluggable for LLMs.
Chroma is a tool in the Vector Databases category of a tech stack.
Chroma is an open source tool with 11.8K GitHub stars and 975 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Chroma's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Chroma?

4 companies reportedly use Chroma in their tech stacks, including mediabox-lv, Machine2Human Solutions, and EVQLV.

14 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Chroma.

Chroma Integrations

JavaScript, Python, LangChain, LlamaIndex, and are some of the popular tools that integrate with Chroma. Here's a list of all 10 tools that integrate with Chroma.

Chroma's Features

  • Fully-typed, fully-tested, fully-documented
  • Dev, Test, Prod: the same API that runs in your Python notebook, scales to your cluster
  • Feature-rich
  • Free & open source

Chroma Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Chroma?
It is a framework built around LLMs. It can be used for chatbots, generative question-answering, summarization, and much more. The core idea of the library is that we can “chain” together different components to create more advanced use cases around LLMs.
Vercel AI SDK
It is an open-source library designed to help developers build conversational streaming user interfaces in JavaScript and TypeScript. The SDK supports React/Next.js, Svelte/SvelteKit, and Vue/Nuxt as well as Node.js, Serverless, and the Edge Runtime.
Hugging Face
Build, train, and deploy state of the art models powered by the reference open source in machine learning.
Milvus is an open source vector database. Built with heterogeneous computing architecture for the best cost efficiency. Searches over billion-scale vectors take only milliseconds with minimum computing resources.
It is a project that provides a central interface to connect your LLMs with external data. It offers you a comprehensive toolset trading off cost and performance.
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Chroma's Followers
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