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System Properties Comparison etcd vs. GridDB vs. Memcached

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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed reliable key-value storeScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.96
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score1.82
Rank#143  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score24.20
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
griddb.netwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
docs.griddb.netgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperToshiba CorporationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release20132003
Current release3.4, August 20195.1, August 20221.6.17, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open 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 servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)no
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
C
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 proceduresnonono
Triggersyes, watching key changesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Source-replica replicationnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID at container levelno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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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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