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System Properties Comparison Cloudflare Workers KV vs. FoundationDB vs. QuestDB

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NameCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionA global, low-latency, key-value store for applications on Cloudflare with exceptionally high read volumes and low-latency.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.A high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.13
Rank#302  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Score1.29
Rank#152  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#163  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvwww.foundationdb.orgquestdb.io
Technical documentationdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvapple.github.io/­foundationdbquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperCloudflareFoundationDBQuestDB Limited
Initial release201820132014
Current release6.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infosome layers support typingyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlno
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Cloudflare Workers KVFoundationDBQuestDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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