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NameAmazon ElastiCache
DescriptionManaged, Redis or Memcached compatible in-memory key-value store
Primary database modelKey-value store
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­elasticache
Initial release2011
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datepartial
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 indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsMemcached or Redis compatible APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLua (Redis)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (Redis)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scripts (Redis)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes

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