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DBMS > Cloudflare Workers KV vs. FoundationDB vs. mSQL vs. SQLite

System Properties Comparison Cloudflare Workers KV vs. FoundationDB vs. mSQL vs. SQLite

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NameCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market.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.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.13
Rank#302  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Score1.29
Rank#152  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score127.43
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvwww.foundationdb.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvapple.github.io/­foundationdbwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperCloudflareFoundationDBHughes TechnologiesDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2018201319942000
Current release6.2.28, November 20204.4, October 20213.37.2  (6 January 2022), January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++CC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono infosome layers support typingyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnosupported in specific SQL layer onlyA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoin SQL-layer onlynono
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyLinearizable consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesnoyes infovia file-system locks
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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