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Cloudflare D1
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PlanetScale

Timings

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

Location
Cloudflare D1
DB Query Time
Load
PlanetScale
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 D1PlanetScale

Infrastructure, Underlying technology

Cloud Infrastructure, database system and underlying egine

Cloudflare infrastructure, SQLite

MySQL, Vitess, GCP, AWS

Serverless Support

Serverless and Edge computing support

API

Cloudflare Workers runtime API interfaces, D1 Client API

uses HTTP connection, JavaScript Driver

Edge Functions

Support for Edge Functions

Cloudflare Workers runtime

Cloudflare Workers, Vercel Edge Functions, Netlify Edge Functions

Developer Experience

Database type

OLTP

OLTP

Data model

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

Relational, SQL

Relational, SQL

CLI

Cloudflare Workers runtime

pscale

Languages, APIs

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

TypeScript, JavaScript inside Cloudflare worker functions

Any package/driver supporting MySQL, Prisma, Node.js, Go, Django, C#

Query language

Supported query language such as SQL, MQL, PartiQL,

SQL

SQL, MySQL variation

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
Only Enterprise Plan members, AWS, GCP

Backups

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

Daily basis (Included in Free tier), Scheduled backups ($0.023 per GB per month)

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

AES Encription, TLS v1.3

SSO

N/A

Monitoring and analytics

Log retention

Query log retention usually keeps lofs of operations for debugging and replication purposes
N/A
Based on plan, Unlimited for Enterprise

Statistics

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

Web based dashboard, read/write ratio

Scalability

Replication and Partitioning

Distributed across Cloudflare Edge network

Database can be deployed on AWS, GCP supported regions (GDPR compliant)