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DBMS > Cloudflare Workers KV vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Lovefield vs. Machbase

System Properties Comparison Cloudflare Workers KV vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Lovefield vs. Machbase

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NameCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA global, low-latency, key-value store for applications on Cloudflare with exceptionally high read volumes and low-latency.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#275  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
Score20.13
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.38
Rank#279  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#339  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.machbase.com
Technical documentationdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasegithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overview
DeveloperCloudflareGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014GoogleMachbase
Initial release2018201220142013
Current release2.1.12, February 2017V6.5, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemshostedhostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'nono
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDByes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlyes, based on authentication and database rulesnosimple password-based access control

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