DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Impala vs. Memcached

System Properties Comparison Impala vs. Memcached

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Impala and Memcached with Microsoft SQL Server, Cassandra and MySQL.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameImpala  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score14.74
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score26.46
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperClouderaDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release20132003
Current release3.3.0, August 20191.5.12, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
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.no
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
ImpalaMemcached
DB-Engines blog posts

Redis extends the lead in the DB-Engines key-value store ranking
3 February 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

New DB-Engines Ranking shows the popularity of database management systems
3 October 2012, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Cloudera Boosts Hadoop App Development On Impala
10 November 2014, InformationWeek

Cloudera's a data warehouse player now
28 August 2018, ZDNet

Cloudera’s Impala brings Hadoop to SQL and BI
25 October 2012, ZDNet

Cloudera: Impala's it for interactive SQL on Hadoop; everything else will move to Spark
3 July 2014, GigaOM

Cloudera says Impala is faster than Hive, which isn't saying much
13 January 2014, GigaOM

provided by Google News

AWS Non-RDS Databases Notes
9 September 2019, Toolbox

Reducing Managed Memcache Cost with NVM
15 January 2019, The Next Platform

​Memcached DDoS: The biggest, baddest denial of service attacker yet
1 March 2018, ZDNet

Why Redis beats Memcached for caching
14 September 2017, InfoWorld

What are memcached servers, and why are they being used to launch record-setting DDoS attacks?
6 March 2018, GeekWire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Scientist - Big Data Engineer
EmblemHealth, New York, NY

Consultant, Strategy & Analytics, Analytics & Cognitive
Deloitte, New York, NY

Business Analyst
Priceline.com, Norwalk, CT

Business Intelligence Developer
Early Warning Services, Scottsdale, AZ

Architect, GeForce NOW - Cloud
NVIDIA, Santa Clara, CA

Production Engineer (University Grad)
Facebook, New York, NY

Production Engineer, Intern/Co-Op
Facebook, Seattle, WA

Solutions Architect
Intel, Folsom, CA

Consultant
Paradyme Management Inc., Greenbelt, MD

Frontend Engineer (ES8/React/Redux/Saga)
Action Verb, Remote

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here