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DynamoDB
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Xata.io
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Cloudflare D1

Timings

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

Location
DynamoDB
DB Query Time
Load
Xata.io
DB Query Time
Load
Cloudflare D1
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.

FeatureDynamoDBXata.ioCloudflare D1

Infrastructure, Underlying technology

Cloud Infrastructure, database system and underlying egine

AWS infrastructure

PostgreSQL, Apache Kafka, ElasticSearch

Cloudflare infrastructure, SQLite

Serverless Support

Serverless and Edge computing support

API

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

TypeScript SDK

Cloudflare Workers runtime API interfaces, D1 Client API

Edge Functions

Serverless functions that run closer to the user, reducing latency and improving performance.

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

Edge Caching, support for Edge environments

Cloudflare Workers runtime

Developer Experience

Database type

OLTP

OLTP, OLAP

OLTP

Data model

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

key-value, NoSQL

Relational

Relational, SQL

CLI

Command Line Interface tools that allow developers to perform tasks and manage the tool via the command line.

AWS CLI tools

@xata/cli

Cloudflare Workers runtime

Languages, APIs

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

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

JavaScript, TypeScript SDK, Python SDK, REST API

TypeScript, JavaScript inside Cloudflare worker functions

Query language

Supported query language such as SQL, MQL, PartiQL,

PartiQL (JSON like syntax)

JSON, MongoDB like query language (MQL)

SQL

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
Doesn't have support, Only for local development

Backups

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.

Requires custom solution via REST API

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

Security & Compliance Offerings

SOC2

Service Organization Control 2 compliance for managing customer data.
N/A

Multi-factor authentication

Support of the cloud-histed database for multi-factor authentication
N/A

Encryption

Cryptographic security at rest and on transportation level

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

TLS

N/A

SSO

N/AN/A

Monitoring and analytics

Log retention

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

AWS CloudTrail for operation logs

N/AN/A

Statistics

Tools and APIs for analysing and monitoring of Database performance

Amazon CloudWatch to monitor performance metrics

N/AN/A

Scalability

Replication and Partitioning

"Global tables", Multi-region replication

Region Groups, group replication, PostgreSQL logical replication

Distributed across Cloudflare Edge network