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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. SpatiaLite

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelKey-value storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.95
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1.89
Rank#127  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalAlessandro Furieri
Initial release20032008
Current release1.6.15, March 20225.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
server-less
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnoyes
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 functionallitynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno

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