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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. OpenTSDB

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBase
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.96
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score2.13
Rank#121  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgopentsdb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.html
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalcurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributors
Initial release20032011
Current release1.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoLGPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonumeric data for metrics, strings for tags
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolHTTP API
Telnet API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno

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