Memcached vs. Riak vs. Kyoto Tycoon



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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 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.

What is Kyoto Tycoon?

Kyoto Tycoon is a lightweight database server with auto expiration mechanism, which is useful to handle cache data and persistent data of various applications. Kyoto Tycoon is also a package of network interface to the DBM called Kyoto Cabinet.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Memcached?
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Why do developers choose Riak?
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Why do developers choose Kyoto Tycoon?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Memcached?
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No Cons submitted yet for Riak
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What are the cons of using Kyoto Tycoon?
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Pricing

How much does Memcached cost?
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How much does Kyoto Tycoon cost?

Companies

What companies use Memcached?
853 companies on StackShare use Memcached
What companies use Riak?
18 companies on StackShare use Riak
What companies use Kyoto Tycoon?
2 companies on StackShare use Kyoto Tycoon

Integrations

What tools integrate with Memcached?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Memcached
What tools integrate with Riak?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Riak
What tools integrate with Kyoto Tycoon?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Kyoto Tycoon

What are some alternatives to Memcached, Riak, and Kyoto Tycoon?

  • 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

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