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DBMS > Cloudflare Workers KV vs. GridGain vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Cloudflare Workers KV vs. GridGain vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Teradata Aster

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NameCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA global, low-latency, key-value store for applications on Cloudflare with exceptionally high read volumes and low-latency.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelKey-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.12
Rank#305  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#242  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvwww.gridgain.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-store
Technical documentationdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.html
DeveloperCloudflareGridGain Systems, Inc.IBMTeradata
Initial release2018200720172005
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.noyesnoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesR packages
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes (replicated cache)Active-active shard replicationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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