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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Microsoft Access vs. searchxml

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  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.)DBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.20
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score133.83
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#24  Search engines
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikideveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoftinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release200319922015
Current release1.6.17, August 20221902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20191.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsWindows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
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
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoon the application server
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynoneyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingmultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Domain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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