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Cloudflare D1
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DynamoDB

Timings

Time to First Byte (TTFB) and Load time across different locations. Lower is better.

Location
Cloudflare D1
DB Query Time
Load
DynamoDB
DB Query Time
Load
US flagus-west-1
US flagus-east-1
CA flagca-central-1
BR flagsa-east-1
DE flageu-central-1
GB flageu-west-2
FR flageu-west-3
SE flageu-north-1
IT flageu-south-1
ZA flagaf-south-1
SG flagap-southeast-1
JP flagap-northeast-1
HK flagap-east-1
AU flagap-southeast-2
KR flagap-northeast-2

Serverless Database features

Compare the features of the Serverless Database to help you choose the right one for your needs.

FeatureCloudflare D1DynamoDB

Infrastructure, Underlying technology

Cloud Infrastructure, database system and underlying egine

Cloudflare infrastructure, SQLite

AWS infrastructure

Serverless Support

Serverless and Edge computing support

API

Cloudflare Workers runtime API interfaces, D1 Client API

@aws-sdk/client-dynamodb, native support for Vercel Edge, Cloudflare Workers

Edge Functions

Support for Edge Functions

Cloudflare Workers runtime

Runs over HTTPS protocol, compatible with Edge runtimes.Native multi-regional edge support. You can define regions for each table

Developer Experience

Database type

OLTP

OLTP

Data model

Databases store data in models, such as Relational, Columnar or Document based

Relational, SQL

key-value, NoSQL

CLI

Cloudflare Workers runtime

AWS CLI tools

Languages, APIs

The languages supporting the database and API interface for inter-process communication

TypeScript, JavaScript inside Cloudflare worker functions

Supported by majority of languages including Node.js, Python, Java, Go, C#, C++

Query language

Supported query language such as SQL, MQL, PartiQL,

SQL

PartiQL (JSON like syntax)

ACID compliant

ACID is a set of properties of database transactions intended to guarantee data validity despite errors, power failures, and other mishaps
ACID compliant
ACID compliant

Self-hosting

Support for self-hosted Database instance
Doesn't have support, Only for local development
Doesn't have support, Only for local development

Backups

Backups run every hour automatically. Stores backups of your database in R2

Point-in-time recovery (PITR) provides continuous backups of your DynamoDB table data. When enabled, DynamoDB maintains incremental backups of your table for the last 35 days until you explicitly turn it off.

Security & Compliance Offerings

SOC2

Multi-factor authentication

Support of the cloud-histed database for multi-factor authentication

Encryption

Cryptographic security at rest and on transportation level
N/A

All your data in DynamoDB is encrypted in transit, HTTPS, TLS

SSO

N/A

Monitoring and analytics

Log retention

Query log retention usually keeps lofs of operations for debugging and replication purposes
N/A

AWS CloudTrail for operation logs

Statistics

Tools and APIs for analysing and monitoring of Database performance
N/A

Amazon CloudWatch to monitor performance metrics

Scalability

Replication and Partitioning

Distributed across Cloudflare Edge network

"Global tables", Multi-region replication