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NameRethinkDB
DescriptionDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.63
Rank#54  Overall
#21  Document stores
Websiterethinkdb.com
Technical documentationrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2009
Current release2.3.6, July 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)no
Supported programming languagesC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
TriggersClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousers and table-level permissions

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The Cloud Native Compute Foundation acquires RethinkDB's source code
6 February 2017, TechCrunch

RethinkDB is dead, and MongoDB isn't what killed it
24 January 2017, TechRepublic

RethinkDB Moves On Under Community Governance
24 July 2017, iProgrammer

Devs Await Open Source Word After Commercial RethinkDB Effort Fails
14 October 2016, ADT Magazine

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6 October 2016, VentureBeat

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