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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Memcached

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.92
Rank#126  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#62  Relational DBMS
Score24.56
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release20072003
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.11.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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 controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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