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System Properties Comparison Cloudflare Workers KV vs. Memcached

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NameCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA global, low-latency, key-value store for applications on Cloudflare with exceptionally high read volumes and low-latency.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.09
Rank#310  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score24.50
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperCloudflareDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release20182003
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 datenono
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 REST
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
.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 nodesyesnone 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 systemEventual 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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