Memcached vs. CouchDB

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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 CouchDB?

Apache CouchDB is a database that uses JSON for documents, JavaScript for MapReduce indexes, and regular HTTP for its API. CouchDB is a database that completely embraces the web. Store your data with JSON documents. Access your documents and query your indexes with your web browser, via HTTP. Index, combine, and transform your documents with JavaScript.
Why do developers choose Memcached?
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Why do developers choose CouchDB?
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What are the cons of using Memcached?
No Cons submitted yet for Memcached
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What are the cons of using CouchDB?
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What companies use Memcached?
895 companies on StackShare use Memcached
What companies use CouchDB?
71 companies on StackShare use CouchDB
What tools integrate with Memcached?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Memcached
What tools integrate with CouchDB?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with CouchDB

What are some alternatives to Memcached and CouchDB?

  • 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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