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DBMS > Cachelot.io vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Memcached

System Properties Comparison Cachelot.io vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Memcached

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NameCachelot.io  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory caching systemCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#333  Overall
#65  Key-value stores
Score11.28
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score28.90
Rank#24  Overall
#3  Key-value stores
Websitecachelot.iofirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.memcached.org
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasegithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201520122003
Current release1.5.12, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoSimplified BSD LicensecommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsMemcached protocolAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'no
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes, based on authentication and database rulesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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