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DBMS > Memcached vs. Rockset vs. Transbase vs. XTDB

System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Rockset vs. Transbase vs. XTDB

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.20
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.99
Rank#207  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.26
Rank#305  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#314  Overall
#45  Document stores
Websitewww.memcached.orgrockset.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.htmlgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.rockset.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.htmlxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalRocksetTransaction Software GmbHJuxt Ltd.
Initial release2003201919872019
Current release1.6.17, August 2022Transbase 8.4, September 20201.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercial infofree development licenseOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++C and C++Clojure
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenodynamic typingyesyes, extensible-data-notation format
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 infoingestion from XML files supportednono
Secondary indexesnoall fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyeslimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyesSource-replica replicationyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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