Memcached vs. Cassandra vs. Riak

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Description

What is Memcached?

Memcached is an in-memory key-value store for small chunks of arbitrary data (strings, objects) from results of database calls, API calls, or page rendering.

What is Cassandra?

Partitioning means that Cassandra can distribute your data across multiple machines in an application-transparent matter. Cassandra will automatically repartition as machines are added and removed from the cluster. Row store means that like relational databases, Cassandra organizes data by rows and columns. The Cassandra Query Language (CQL) is a close relative of SQL.

What is Riak?

Riak is a distributed database designed to deliver maximum data availability by distributing data across multiple servers. As long as your client can reach one Riak server, it should be able to write data. In most failure scenarios, the data you want to read should be available, although it may not be the most up-to-date version of that data.

Pros

Why do developers choose Memcached?
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Why do developers choose Cassandra?
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    Why do developers choose Riak?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Memcached?
    No Cons submitted yet for Memcached
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    What are the cons of using Cassandra?
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    What are the cons of using Riak?
    No Cons submitted yet for Riak
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    Companies

    What companies use Memcached?
    664 companies on StackShare use Memcached
    What companies use Cassandra?
    292 companies on StackShare use Cassandra
    What companies use Riak?
    15 companies on StackShare use Riak

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Memcached?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with Memcached
    What tools integrate with Cassandra?
    17 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra
    What tools integrate with Riak?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Riak

    What are some alternatives to Memcached, Cassandra, and Riak?

    • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
    • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
    • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
    • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft

    See all alternatives to Memcached

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