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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Microsoft Access

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score28.01
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score141.01
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikimsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoft
Initial release20031992
Current release1.5.12, November 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolDAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyes infobut no files for transaction logging
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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