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System Properties Comparison Cloudflare Workers KV vs. GridDB vs. PostgreSQL

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NameCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  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 DataWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Apache Age
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS infowith pgvector extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#274  Overall
#39  Key-value stores
Score2.09
Rank#120  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score636.25
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cloudflare.com/­developer-platform/­workers-kvgriddb.netwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­kv/­apidocs.griddb.netwww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperCloudflareToshiba CorporationPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release201820131989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release5.1, August 202216.3, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinuxFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
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.nonoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
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 containersImmediate Consistency
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.noyesno
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 KVGridDBPostgreSQL
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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