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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Memcached

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelWide column storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#251  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score26.37
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release20162003
Current release1.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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