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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Tarantool

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.96
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score1.33
Rank#145  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMail.ru Group
Initial release20032008
Current release1.6.0, March 20202.3, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 SQLnoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolOpen binary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentnoyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights for users and roles

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