Memcached vs Oracle: 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, Oracle is detailed as "An RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism". Oracle Database is an RDBMS. An RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism is called an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS). Oracle Database has extended the relational model to an object-relational model, making it possible to store complex business models in a relational database.
Memcached and Oracle belong to "Databases" category of the tech stack.
"Fast object cache" is the top reason why over 133 developers like Memcached, while over 36 developers mention "Reliable" as the leading cause for choosing Oracle.
Memcached is an open source tool with 8.99K GitHub stars and 2.6K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Memcached's open source repository on GitHub.
Facebook, Instagram, and Dropbox are some of the popular companies that use Memcached, whereas Oracle is used by Netflix, ebay, and LinkedIn. Memcached has a broader approval, being mentioned in 755 company stacks & 267 developers stacks; compared to Oracle, which is listed in 106 company stacks and 92 developer stacks.
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