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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. MaxDB vs. Memcached

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.37
Rank#306  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score3.49
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score23.17
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexmaxdb.sap.comwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperSpotifySAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201419842003
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20201.6.18, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen 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 languageJavaC++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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