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DBMS > Cloudflare Workers KV vs. PostgreSQL vs. WakandaDB

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

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NameCloudflare Workers KV  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA global, low-latency, key-value store for applications on Cloudflare with exceptionally high read volumes and low-latency.Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Apache Age
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS infowith pgvector extension
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Score0.39
Rank#274  Overall
#39  Key-value stores
Score636.25
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#356  Overall
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.cloudflare.com/­developer-platform/­workers-kvwww.postgresql.orgwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationdevelopers.cloudflare.com/­kv/­apiwww.postgresql.org/­docswakanda.github.io/­doc
DeveloperCloudflarePostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerWakanda SAS
Initial release20181989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL2012
Current release16.3, May 20242.7.0 (AprilĀ 29, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infostandard with numerous extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Dart
JavaScript
Kotlin
Python
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodespartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnone
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 integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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