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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Memgraph

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.90
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.05
Rank#318  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgmemgraph.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikimemgraph.com/­docs
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMemgraph Ltd
Initial release20032017
Current release1.5.12, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-Master replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolUsers, roles and permissions

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