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System Properties Comparison Memcached vs. Transbase

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NameMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.66
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.25
Rank#278  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.memcached.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20031987
Current release1.6.9, November 2020Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infofree development license
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
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone
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 methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes
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) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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