What is RavenDB?
As a document database it remains true to the core principles of these type of storage mechanisms. Somehow it managed to combine the best of relational databases with that of document databases.
RavenDB is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.
RavenDB is an open source tool with 2.6K GitHub stars and 743 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to RavenDB's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses RavenDB?
11 companies reportedly use RavenDB in their tech stacks, including Making Waves, Stack, and Car-I Solutions GmbH & Co. KG.
30 developers on StackShare have stated that they use RavenDB.
Python, Java, Ruby, Linux, and Windows are some of the popular tools that integrate with RavenDB. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with RavenDB.
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RavenDB Alternatives & Comparisons
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