moka VS ristretto

Compare moka vs ristretto and see what are their differences.


A high performance concurrent caching library for Rust (by moka-rs)


A high performance memory-bound Go cache (by dgraph-io)
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moka ristretto
4 19
1,315 5,287
5.6% 1.0%
9.4 6.1
2 months ago 15 days ago
Rust Go
Apache License 2.0 Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of moka. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-08.
  • Python deserves a good in-memory cache library!
    7 projects | /r/Python | 8 Feb 2023
    If you know Caffeine(Java)/Ristretto(Go)/Moka(Rust), you know what Theine is. Python deserves a good in-memory cache library.
  • caching, asynchronous, request deduplication - deduplicate 0.3.1
    2 projects | /r/rust | 12 Nov 2022
    Thanks for the feedback. I am aware of Moka. We used it on a work project but stopped because we had a couple of issues with it. The main one was: which I think is fixed now and a smaller issue which was caused by the Quanta crate crashing on AMD chips (also fixed).
  • Writing a concurrent LRU cache
    11 projects | /r/rust | 10 Dec 2021
    Ya, I saw concache but I looked into it and it doesn't implement what is needed. Each bucket has its own linked-list backing (hence "lock-free linked list buckets"). An LRU needs each value in each bucket to be part of one linked list I believe. After posting this I realized my line of research was failing because it was state of the art five years ago. Caffeine replaced `concurrentlinkedhashmap` in the java world (by the same author). A rust version of that is Moka. These are much more complicated than a concurrent LRU but faster (aka more state of the art). Another rust crate is Stretto which is a port of dgraph's Ristretto (in go). The question becomes is it worth it to essentially port `concurrentlinkedhashmap` to have a great concurrent LRU when there are more state of the art caches out there.
  • Stretto - a thread-safe, high-performance, high hit-ratio cache.
    5 projects | /r/rust | 17 Oct 2021
    How does it compare to ?


Posts with mentions or reviews of ristretto. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-12-23.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing moka and ristretto you can also consider the following projects:

go-cache-benchmark - Cache benchmark for Golang

BigCache - Efficient cache for gigabytes of data written in Go.

stretto - Stretto is a Rust implementation for Dgraph's ristretto ( A high performance memory-bound Rust cache.

dashmap - Blazing fast concurrent HashMap for Rust.

rust-memcache - memcache client for rust

parquet-go - Go library to read/write Parquet files

IceFireDB - @IceFireLabs -> IceFireDB is a database built for web3.0 It strives to fill the gap between web2 and web3.0 with a friendly database experience, making web3 application data storage more convenient, and making it easier for web2 applications to achieve decentralization and data immutability.

Caffeine - A high performance caching library for Java

ergo - An actor-based Framework with network transparency for creating event-driven architecture in Golang. Inspired by Erlang. Zero dependencies.

Tendis - Tendis is a high-performance distributed storage system fully compatible with the Redis protocol.

Stretto - Beautiful web-based music player