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Memcached System Properties

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NameMemcached
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.40
Rank#28  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.memcached.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release2003
Current release1.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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