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DBMS > Memcached vs. SpaceTime vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. SpaceTime vs. Teradata Aster

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.Platform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelKey-value storeSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.74
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#396  Overall
#8  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.mireo.com/­spacetime
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMireoTeradata
Initial release200320202005
Current release1.6.25, March 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoR packages
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneFixed-grid hypercubesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityReal-time block device replication (DRBD)yes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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