PostgreSQL vs. Memcached vs. RocksDB



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Description

What is PostgreSQL?

PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.

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 RocksDB?

RocksDB is an embeddable persistent key-value store for fast storage. RocksDB can also be the foundation for a client-server database but our current focus is on embedded workloads. RocksDB builds on LevelDB to be scalable to run on servers with many CPU cores, to efficiently use fast storage, to support IO-bound, in-memory and write-once workloads, and to be flexible to allow for innovation.

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Pros

Why do developers choose PostgreSQL?
Why do you like PostgreSQL?

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

Why do developers choose RocksDB?
Why do you like RocksDB?

Cons

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

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

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

Companies

What companies use PostgreSQL?
3081 companies on StackShare use PostgreSQL
What companies use Memcached?
857 companies on StackShare use Memcached
What companies use RocksDB?
9 companies on StackShare use RocksDB

Integrations

What tools integrate with PostgreSQL?
88 tools on StackShare integrate with PostgreSQL
What tools integrate with Memcached?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Memcached
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to PostgreSQL, Memcached, and RocksDB?

  • MySQL - The world's most popular open source database
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • Microsoft SQL Server - A relational database management system developed by Microsoft
  • MariaDB - An enhanced, drop-in replacement for MySQL

See all alternatives to PostgreSQL

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