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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. MySQL vs. RRDtool

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingWidely used open source RDBMSIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APITime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.90
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1283.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score2.72
Rank#90  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.mysql.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidev.mysql.com/­docoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunTobias Oetiker
Initial release200319951999
Current release1.5.12, November 20188.0.17, July 20191.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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