“As a document database it remains true to the core principles of these type of storage mechinisms. Somehow it managed to combine the best of relational databases with that of document databases.”
Just store your stuff.
With Raven, you're not constrained by rigid database schemas.
Going big? No problem.
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.
Yes, Raven can do that.
Use bundles like versioning or encryption, or extend RavenDB yourself using well-defined extensibility points.
SELECT N+1 begone!
Raven avoids the gotchas of ORMs and first-gen NoSQL databases, helping you fall into the pit of success.
Read more about Raven's awesomeness in the full feature list.