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DBMS > Memcached vs. Oracle Coherence vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Oracle Coherence vs. SwayDB

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingOracles in-memory data grid solutionAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.02
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score2.59
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#327  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.oracle.com/­middleware/­technologies/­coherence.htmlswaydb.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.oracle.com/­en/­middleware/­standalone/­coherence
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOracleSimer Plaha
Initial release200320072018
Current release1.6.9, November 202012c, September 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaScala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-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.nono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolJCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyes infoLive Eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoconfigurableAtomic execution of operations
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
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationno

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