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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodes
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.09
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score4.24
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.html
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOracle
Initial release20032011
Current release1.6.0, March 202020.2, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptional
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 SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolRESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table feature
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
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.yes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights for users and roles
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MemcachedOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is designed for today’s most demanding applications that require...
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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 a large volume of data needs to be stored and processed...
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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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