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NameRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA mobile DBMS often used as a replacement for SQLite
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.86
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score7.92
Rank#44  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Websiteravendb.netrealm.io
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docsrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperHibernating RhinosRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release20102014
Current release4.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial infoLicenses are free. Parts are open sourced.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 SQLSQL-like query language (RQL)no
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
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
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.yes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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