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DBMS > Cloudflare Workers KV vs. etcd vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Google Cloud Firestore

System Properties Comparison Cloudflare Workers KV vs. etcd vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Google Cloud Firestore

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NameCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonetcd  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA global, low-latency, key-value store for applications on Cloudflare with exceptionally high read volumes and low-latency.A distributed reliable key-value storeHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Document store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#311  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Score10.81
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.52
Rank#235  Overall
#37  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score9.56
Rank#50  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitewww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
www.gigaspaces.comfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestore
Technical documentationdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
docs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestore
DeveloperCloudflareGigaspaces TechnologiesGoogle
Initial release201820002017
Current release3.4, August 201915.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
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.nonono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatano
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-99 for query and DML statementsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
gRPC
JSON over HTTP
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functions
Triggersnoyes, watching key changesyes, event driven architectureyes, with Cloud Functions
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Multi-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsUsing Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDyes
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.
More information provided by the system vendor
Cloudflare Workers KVetcdGigaSpaces InsightEdgeGoogle Cloud Firestore
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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