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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. ToroDB

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#316  Overall
#41  Document stores
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal8Kdata
Initial release20032016
Current release1.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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 indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
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 proceduresno
Triggersnono
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 functionallitySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
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
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights for users and roles

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2 April 2020, TechCrunch

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