Memcached vs. InfluxDB

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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 InfluxDB?

InfluxDB is a scalable datastore for metrics, events, and real-time analytics. It has a built-in HTTP API so you don't have to write any server side code to get up and running. InfluxDB is designed to be scalable, simple to install and manage, and fast to get data in and out.
Why do developers choose Memcached?
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Why do developers choose InfluxDB?
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What are the cons of using Memcached?
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What are the cons of using InfluxDB?
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What companies use Memcached?
895 companies on StackShare use Memcached
What companies use InfluxDB?
142 companies on StackShare use InfluxDB
What tools integrate with Memcached?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Memcached
What tools integrate with InfluxDB?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with InfluxDB

What are some alternatives to Memcached and InfluxDB?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Memcached

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