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DBMS > Memcached vs. MonetDB vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. MonetDB vs. MySQL

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA relational database management system that stores data in columnsWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.08
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1.72
Rank#141  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score1061.34
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.monetdb.orgwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMonetDB BVOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release200320041995
Current release1.6.27, May 2024Dec2023 (11.49), December 20238.4.0, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCCC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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 infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, Ryes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding via remote tableshorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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