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System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. Memcached

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.25
Rank#157  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score24.64
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitegriddb.netwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperToshiba CorporationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release20132003
Current release4.6, February 20211.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampno
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)no
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID at container levelno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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GridDBMemcached
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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