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System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. Memcached

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.65
Rank#214  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score24.56
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iogithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release20132003
Current release1.2.2, November 20181.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
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 controlsimple password-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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