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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Database based on LuceneOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.82
Rank#237  Overall
#35  Document stores
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score4.04
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitecrate.ioravendb.net
Technical documentationcrate.io/­-docsravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperCrateHibernating Rhinos
Initial release20132010
Current release5.4, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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CrateDB Cloud: a distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing across an elastic cluster of shared nothing nodes. CrateDB Cloud enables data insights at scale on Microsoft Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform.
Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemsAll Operating Systems, including Kubernetes with CrateDB Kubernetes Operator supportLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraints, and PostgreSQL compatibilitySQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
F# Client API
Go Client API
Java Client API
NodeJS Client API
PHP Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.NET
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
R
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
.Net
C#
F#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions (Javascript)yes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable replication on table/partition-levelMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read-after-write consistency on record level
Default ACID transactions on the local node (eventually consistent across the cluster). Atomic operations with cluster-wide ACID transactions. Eventual consistency for indexes and full-text search indexes.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsAuthorization levels configured per client per database
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBRavenDB
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open-source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications. In those scenarios,...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data in order to monitor,...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include Bitmovin , ALPLA , Gantner Instruments , SPGo! , TGW Logistics...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2013 Honorable Mention in 2021 Gartner®...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB Cloud The efficiency & range of CrateDB in the Cloud CrateDB Edge brings...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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Conferences and events

How O-CELL real-time monitoring solution helps to reduce the environmental impact of infrastructures with CrateDB
Webinar with Q&A; 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm CET, 5 April 2023

Learn simple No-Code Data Import and Visualization with CrateDB Cloud
Live Demo with Q&A; 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm CET, 27 April 2023

Finished events

Live Demo on Time-series data: from Raw Data to Fast Analysis in only 3 steps
Webinar, 16:00 - 16:45 CET, 22 February 2023 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

Crate.io Expands CrateDB Cloud with the Launch of CrateDB Edge
15 April 2021, GlobeNewswire

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