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Memcached vs MSSQL: What are the differences?

Developers describe Memcached as "High-performance, distributed memory object caching system". 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. On the other hand, MSSQL is detailed as "It is an enterprise-level database system that is very popular for Windows web servers". It is capable of storing any type of data that you want. It will let you quickly store and retrieve information and multiple web site visitors can use it at one time.

Memcached and MSSQL belong to "Databases" category of the tech stack.

Memcached is an open source tool with 9.11K GitHub stars and 2.61K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Memcached's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Memcached has a broader approval, being mentioned in 937 company stacks & 1540 developers stacks; compared to MSSQL, which is listed in 20 company stacks and 22 developer stacks.

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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 MSSQL?

It is capable of storing any type of data that you want. It will let you quickly store and retrieve information and multiple web site visitors can use it at one time.
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        What are some alternatives to Memcached and MSSQL?
        Redis
        Redis is an open source, BSD licensed, advanced key-value store. It is often referred to as a data structure server since keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets.
        Ehcache
        Ehcache is an open source, standards-based cache for boosting performance, offloading your database, and simplifying scalability. It's the most widely-used Java-based cache because it's robust, proven, and full-featured. Ehcache scales from in-process, with one or more nodes, all the way to mixed in-process/out-of-process configurations with terabyte-sized caches.
        Varnish
        Varnish Cache is a web application accelerator also known as a caching HTTP reverse proxy. You install it in front of any server that speaks HTTP and configure it to cache the contents. Varnish Cache is really, really fast. It typically speeds up delivery with a factor of 300 - 1000x, depending on your architecture.
        Hazelcast
        With its various distributed data structures, distributed caching capabilities, elastic nature, memcache support, integration with Spring and Hibernate and more importantly with so many happy users, Hazelcast is feature-rich, enterprise-ready and developer-friendly in-memory data grid solution.
        MongoDB
        MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
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        Avatar of Reactor Digital
        Reactor Digital uses MemcachedMemcached

        As part of the cacheing system within Drupal.

        Memcached mainly took care of creating and rebuilding the REST API cache once changes had been made within Drupal.

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        Casey Smith uses MemcachedMemcached

        Distributed cache exposed through Google App Engine APIs; use to stage fresh data (incoming and recently processed) for faster access in data processing pipeline.

        Avatar of The Independent
        The Independent uses MemcachedMemcached

        Memcache caches database results and articles, reducing overall DB load and allowing seamless DB maintenance during quiet periods.

        Avatar of eXon Technologies
        eXon Technologies uses MemcachedMemcached

        Used to cache most used files for our clients. Connected with CloudFlare Railgun Optimizer.

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        ScholaNoctis uses MemcachedMemcached

        Memcached is used as a simple page cache across the whole application.

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