Memcached vs. Cassandra vs. RocksDB



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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 RocksDB?

RocksDB is an embeddable persistent key-value store for fast storage. RocksDB can also be the foundation for a client-server database but our current focus is on embedded workloads. RocksDB builds on LevelDB to be scalable to run on servers with many CPU cores, to efficiently use fast storage, to support IO-bound, in-memory and write-once workloads, and to be flexible to allow for innovation.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Memcached?
Why do you like Memcached?

Why do developers choose Cassandra?
Why do you like Cassandra?

Why do developers choose RocksDB?
Why do you like RocksDB?

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?
Downsides of Cassandra?

What are the cons of using RocksDB?
No Cons submitted yet for RocksDB
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Companies

What companies use Memcached?
854 companies on StackShare use Memcached
What companies use Cassandra?
379 companies on StackShare use Cassandra
What companies use RocksDB?
9 companies on StackShare use RocksDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with Memcached?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Memcached
What tools integrate with Cassandra?
20 tools on StackShare integrate with Cassandra
No integrations listed yet

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

  • 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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