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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Pinecone vs. TimesTen

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonPinecone  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA managed, cloud-native vector databaseIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value storeVector DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.08
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score3.23
Rank#92  Overall
#3  Vector DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#161  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.pinecone.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overviewdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalPinecone Systems, IncOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release200320191998
Current release1.6.27, May 202411 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoString, Number, Booleanyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
PythonC
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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