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DBMS > Memcached vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. SwayDB

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value storeWide column storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.27
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score5.28
Rank#71  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score0.03
Rank#330  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.memcached.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesswaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoftSimer Plaha
Initial release200320122018
Current release1.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCScala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic lockingAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesno

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