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System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. Memcached

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.85
Rank#72  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score25.34
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iogithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperChris DavisDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release20062003
Current release1.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyno
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 API
Sockets
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.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 nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenone 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 systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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