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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Oracle Coherence vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingOracles in-memory data grid solutionKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.11
Rank#28  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score2.15
Rank#108  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score3.62
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­overview/­index.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­documentation/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOracleOracle
Initial release200320072011
Current release1.5.12, November 201812c, September 201619.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesoptional
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolJCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyes infoLive Eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes, with selectable consistency levelElectable Master-Slave per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoconfigurableconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyes infooptionallyyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationAccess rights for users and roles
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MemcachedOracle CoherenceOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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