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DBMS > Cloudflare Workers KV vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Cloudflare Workers KV vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Postgres-XL

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NameCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA global, low-latency, key-value store for applications on Cloudflare with exceptionally high read volumes and low-latency.A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.51
Rank#275  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
Score2.68
Rank#123  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.71
Rank#251  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cloudflare.com/­products/­workers-kvgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­workers/­runtime-apis/­kvdocs.heavy.aiwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperCloudflareHEAVY.AI, Inc.
Initial release201820162014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release5.10, January 202210 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++ and CUDAC
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoMVCC
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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