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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Splunk

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.96
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score89.91
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSplunk Inc.
Initial release20032003
Current release1.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
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.yes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolHTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
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-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
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 datanono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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) protocolAccess rights for users and roles

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