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DBMS > Memcached vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.A time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.02
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.65
Rank#216  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score3.96
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmldocs.timescale.com
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalPerconaTimescale
Initial release200320152017
Current release1.6.9, November 20203.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoGPL Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolproprietary protocol using JSONADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitySource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infovia In-Memory Engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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MemcachedPercona Server for MongoDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsTimescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesTimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosDevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersTransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsWith over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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