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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Memcached vs. Postgres-XL vs. TimesTen

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.59
Rank#126  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score24.81
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.memcached.orgwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release200220032014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1998
Current release1.1, February 20171.6.0, March 202010 R1, October 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)noyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functionsPL/SQL
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodenoACID infoMVCCACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GeodeMemcachedPostgres-XLTimesTen
Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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