What is RavenDB?
RavenDB is the premier NoSQL database for .NET. Open source, speed-obsessed, and a joy to use.
Benefits and Insights
Why use RavenDB?
Key differentiators & advantages of RavenDB
- Just store your stuff.
With Raven, you're not constrained by rigid database schemas.
- Raven supports replication, sharding, and multi-tenancy to work with your big data.
- ACID is good.
In RavenDB, all operations performed on documents are fully transactional.
Self-tuning, intelligent indexes, optimized for blazing fast reads, never blocked by locks.
- Built in .NET, for .NET.
Raven has first-class LINQ support with an idiomatic, clean .NET API served over HTTP.
- Use bundles like versioning or encryption, or extend RavenDB yourself using well-defined extensibility points.
- Raven avoids the gotchas of ORMs and first-gen NoSQL databases, helping you fall into the pit of success.