Memcached vs. Citus

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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 Citus?

Citus is worry-free Postgres for SaaS. Made to scale out, Citus is an extension to Postgres that distributes queries across any number of servers. Citus is available as open source, as on-prem software, and as a fully-managed service.

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

Why do developers choose Citus?
Why do you like Citus?

What are the cons of using Memcached?
No Cons submitted yet for Memcached
Downsides of Memcached?

What are the cons of using Citus?
No Cons submitted yet for Citus
Downsides of Citus?

How much does Memcached cost?
How much does Citus cost?
Citus Pricing
What companies use Memcached?
895 companies on StackShare use Memcached
What companies use Citus?
15 companies on StackShare use Citus
What tools integrate with Memcached?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Memcached
What tools integrate with Citus?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Citus

What are some alternatives to Memcached and Citus?

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • PostgreSQL - A powerful, open source object-relational database system
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL

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