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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. Memcached vs. Oracle Coherence

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingOracles in-memory data grid solution
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.71
Rank#69  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score19.42
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1.92
Rank#130  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.memcached.orgwww.oracle.com/­java/­coherence
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherence
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOracle
Initial release199720032007
Current release10.17.1.0, November 20231.6.25, March 202414.1, August 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoBSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCProprietary protocolJCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnono
Triggersyesnoyes infoLive Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes infooptionally
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authentication

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