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DBMS > Cloudflare Workers KV vs. GridDB vs. IBM Db2

System Properties Comparison Cloudflare Workers KV vs. GridDB vs. IBM Db2

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NameCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA global, low-latency, key-value store for applications on Cloudflare with exceptionally high read volumes and low-latency.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.18
Rank#294  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
Score1.28
Rank#154  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score159.19
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvgriddb.netwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvdocs.griddb.netwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperCloudflareToshiba CorporationIBM
Initial release201820131983 infohost version
Current release4.6, February 202112.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID at container levelACID
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Cloudflare Workers KVGridDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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