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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 RethinkDB?

RethinkDB is built to store JSON documents, and scale to multiple machines with very little effort. It has a pleasant query language that supports really useful queries like table joins and group by, and is easy to setup and learn.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Memcached?
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Why do developers choose RethinkDB?
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    Why do developers choose Riak?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using RethinkDB?
    No Cons submitted yet for RethinkDB
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    What are the cons of using Riak?
    No Cons submitted yet for Riak
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    Companies

    What companies use Memcached?
    665 companies on StackShare use Memcached
    What companies use RethinkDB?
    38 companies on StackShare use RethinkDB
    What companies use Riak?
    15 companies on StackShare use Riak

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Memcached?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with Memcached
    What tools integrate with RethinkDB?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with RethinkDB
    What tools integrate with Riak?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Riak

    What are some alternatives to Memcached, RethinkDB, and Riak?

    • 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

    See all alternatives to Memcached

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