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System Properties Comparison ClickHouse vs. Memcached

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NameClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.92
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score25.96
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websiteclickhouse.techwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationclickhouse.tech/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperYandex LLCDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release20162003
Current releasev20.3.8.53, April 20201.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-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 SQLClose to ANSI SQLno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
.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 nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone 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 datanono
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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