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RavenDB System Properties
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|Editorial information provided by DB-Engines|
|Description||Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database|
|Primary database model||Document store|
|Secondary database models||Graph DBMS experimental|
|Current release||5.1, November 2020|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source AGPL version 3, commercial license available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no|
|DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) Database as a Service|
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|RavenDB Cloud: Deploy a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes on AWS, Azure, and GCP. HIPPA compliant. Enjoy a globally distributed cluster with enterprise-grade security and reduce cloud storage costs by 50% with Native data compression.|
|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||SQL-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|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes MapReduce functions can be defined in Linq|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID, Cluster-wide transaction available|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes|
|User concepts Access control||Access control on document level using the Authorization Bundle|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID) across your database and throughout your cluster. At a fraction of the total cost of ownership (TCO), our open source distributed database offers high availability and high performance with zero administration. It is designed as an easy to use all-in-one database which minimizes the need for third party addons, tools, or support to boost developer productivity and get your project into production fast.
You can setup and secure a data cluster in minutes and deploy in the cloud, on-premise or in a hybrid environment. RavenDB offers a Database as a Service solution, allowing you to pass on all your database operations to us so you can focus exclusively on your application. 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 using simple commodity hardware to increase your application’s performance. Mentioned in both Gartner and Forrester research, RavenDB has been downloaded over 2 million times serving thousands of customers from Startups to Fortune 100 Large Enterprises.
RavenDB Features include:
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
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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 Replication and Reverse ETL Pull Replication. Migrations to relational databases makes working with standard databases easy. Migration tools available for CosmosDB and MongoDB along with relational databases. Pull replication is ideal for cloud / on-prem hybrid architectures.
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
Content Management Systems
Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight, JetBrains.
|Licensing and pricing models|
RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS and Microsoft Azure in all regions with Google Cloud Platform planned for fourth quarter 2019.
RavenDB Cloud DBaaS: If you are running a small to medium sized application, you can go with our basic instances and enjoy a reduced cost. For more demanding workloads, you can use more performant instances that have full access to the cloud resources to get maximum performance. RavenDB Cloud also has a completely free option. Go to cloud.ravendb.net and select the free option. You’ll have your own secured, managed and hassle-free instance of RavenDB in moments.
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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