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NameRavenDB
DescriptionOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelDocument store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.54
Rank#71  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websiteravendb.net
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperHibernating Rhinos
Initial release2010
Current release4.1, September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
More information provided by the system vendor
RavenDB
Specific characteristics

Mentioned in both Gartner and Forrester research, RavenDB is a pioneer in the newest database technology with over 2 million downloads and thousands of customers from Startups to Fortune 100 Large Enterprises.

RavenDB is an open source NoSQL Operational Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID) across your database and throughout your cluster. For a fraction of the cost of a relational database, RavenDB offers high availability, high performance, and zero administration and self-optimization. It is designed as an easy to use all-in-one database, striving to minimize the need for third party addons, tools, or support. You can setup and secure a data cluster in minutes. RavenDB has a built-in storage engine, Voron, that operates at speeds up to 1 million reads per second and 150,000 writes per second on a single node.


Watch our intro video here!

RavenDB Features  include:

  • Easy to Use: RQL Query language is based on SQL
  • Works well with existing relational database. ETL feature and migration to Document model available.
  • Multiplatform: C#, Node.js, Java, Python, Ruby, Go
  • Multisystem: Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Docker, Raspberry Pi
  • Works efficiently on older machines and smaller devices
  • Built in Full-Text Search, MapReduce, and Storage Engine
  • Schema Free

Customer Testimonials:

Our application went from 100 users to the largest customer base our company services in the last 4 years, and we average 1-2ms execution time for any query, and have achieved a type of scalability and global distribution we couldn't dream of with traditional databases. Enterprise Architect of a Large Enterprise

If you do .NET and you are looking for a fast document database RavenDB 4.x is your no. 1 choice. Database Expert at a Government Organization

Quite Simply, There Is No Other Document Database In The Market That Rivals RavenDB. CTO, Utilities Firm

Grab RavenDB 4.0 for Free and get:

  • 3 cores
  • our state of the art GUI interface
  • Connectivity secured with TLS 1.2 and X.509 certificates
  • 6 gigabyte RAM database with up to a 3 server cluster
  • Easy compatibility with cloud solutions like AWS, Azure, and more
Competitive advantages

RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes.

Easy to use and fast to production. A large enterprise was up and running in 90 days. 

Easy query language. RQL uses 80% of SQL syntax, making it easy to read for 99% of developers.

All in one Database. Storage engine, full-text search engine, MapReduce engine, GUI Studio are all native. No foreign moving parts.

Multi-Model. Great for microservices. Document, Key-Value, Counter, Graph API lets you use multiple instances for different functions without having to buy different databases.

No Overhead. RavenDB can go virtually unattended. It is ideal for embedded solutions.

Performance. 1 million reads per second, 150,000 writes per second per node.

ETL. Migrations to relational databases makes working with standard databases easy. Migration tools available for CosmosDB and MongoDB along with relational databases.

Comprehensive GUI. Known as the Apple of Dashboards, management studio lets you monitor operations and performance of your database. Perform functions like adding new nodes with just a click.  

No single point of failure ensures 100% availability. Assignment failover keeps tasks running on available nodes to keep you in business under any situation.

Easy to Scale. Distributed database lets you set up nodes in an instant.

Maximum hardware utilization. RavenDB operates on Raspberry Pi and ARM chips because it gets the most out of the hardware it runs on.

Typical application scenarios

IoT for Edge Deployments

Fraud Detection

Recommendation Engines

Product Catalogs

Content Management Systems

Real-Time Analytics

  • A Quick Food Service Enterprise with 1.5 million RavenDB instances running worldwide throughout 37,000 restaurants, and many more.
  • An industrial parts distributor running RavenDB on robots that monitor quality assurance.
  • A hedge fund using RavenDB to record 10% of all blockchain trades worldwide and produce real-time analytics to maintain trading algorithms. 
Key customers

Toyota, Vodafone, Medicaid, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight, JetBrains

Market metrics
  • 2 million+ downloads
  • 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises 
Licensing and pricing models

RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud.

RavenDB Community: You can take a free instance of the RavenDB Nonrelational Distributed Database with up to 3 nodes in your cluster, 3 cores, and 3 GB of memory. Enjoy replication and fault tolerant assignment failover along with fully transactional ACID guarantees for data safety. Included is our GUI management studio, local backups, security certificates, and a TLS 1.2 & X.509 security in transit.

RavenDB Professional: This includes everything in a RavenDB Community license including up to 5 nodes for your database cluster, up to 40 cores, and 240 GB memory. Added are cloud & remote external replication, and ETL to SQL databases and from SQL to RavenDB.

RavenDB Enterprise: Everything in a Professional license including unlimited nodes in your cluster, unlimited cores and unlimited memory. Features like snapshot backups and storage encryption are featured in this edition.

You can reach us at https://ravendb.net/contact to connect with a solution architect who will be happy to analyze your database requirements and recommend the optimal deployment architecture that suits your needs.

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Recent citations in the news

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6 November 2018, Health Data Management

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26 July 2016, Channel 9

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24 May 2016, DZone News

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