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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Rockset vs. Tibero

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBA secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Relational 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
Score924.35
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.99
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score2.02
Rank#136  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverrockset.comwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tibero
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverdocs.rockset.comtechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.html
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoftRocksetTmaxSoft
Initial release2003198920192003
Current release1.6.17, August 2022SQL Server 2019, November 20196, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C++C and Assembler
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesdynamic typingyes
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.yesno infoingestion from XML files supportedyes
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavanoPersistent Stored Procedure (PSM)
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationAutomatic shardinghorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or composite
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno infoplanned for next version
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)

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