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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Sqrrl

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.67
Rank#28  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.memcached.orgsqrrl.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release20032012
Current release1.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolAccumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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