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DBMS > Memcached vs. Netezza vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Netezza vs. Riak KV

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.08
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score8.59
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score4.01
Rank#79  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezza
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalIBMOpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release200320002009
Current release1.6.27, May 20243.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCErlang
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux infoincluded in applianceLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-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.no
Secondary indexesnoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesErlang
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitySource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptyes, using Riak Security

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