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System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. InfinityDB vs. Memcached vs. RocksDB

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Key-value storeKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score24.20
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score4.43
Rank#88  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websiteboilerbay.comwww.memcached.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikigithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperFatCloudBoiler Bay Inc.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2012200220032013
Current release4.01.6.17, August 20227.3.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#JavaCC++
Server operating systemsWindowsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysnono
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 indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynono
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL Servernonono
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
Proprietary protocolC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#Java.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsnonono
Triggersyes infovia applicationsnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsnoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno

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