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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Memcached vs. RocksDB

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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 cachingEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeKey-value store
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Score1.67
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score24.12
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score4.01
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.memcached.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikigithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
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 LiveJournalFacebook, Inc.
Initial release200220032013
Current release1.1, February 20171.6.15, March 20227.3.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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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
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolC++ API
Java API
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodenoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno

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