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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Spark SQL

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.96
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score18.62
Rank#34  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikispark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalApache Software Foundation
Initial release20032014
Current release1.6.0, March 20203.0.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCScala
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyes
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) protocolno

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