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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. NuoDB

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.96
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1.07
Rank#159  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release20032013
Current release1.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQL
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users

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