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DBMS > Ignite vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.85
Rank#74  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#41  Relational DBMS
Score25.66
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score970.85
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.memcached.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoft
Initial release201520031989
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.61.6.9, November 2020SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD licensecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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