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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. RavenDB

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.46
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score3.79
Rank#72  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitewww.memcached.orgravendb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalHibernating Rhinos
Initial release20032010
Current release1.5.12, November 20184.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC#
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
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 functionallityMulti-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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