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DBMS > Cloudflare Workers KV vs. Fauna vs. GridGain vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Cloudflare Workers KV vs. Fauna vs. GridGain vs. Teradata Aster

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NameCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA global, low-latency, key-value store for applications on Cloudflare with exceptionally high read volumes and low-latency.Fauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgnitePlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.12
Rank#305  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#26  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvfauna.comwww.gridgain.com
Technical documentationdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvdocs.fauna.comwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperCloudflareFauna, Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.Teradata
Initial release2018201420072005
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonoyesyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)R packages
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)yes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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