Company Timeline

The RavenDB Database Flight Path

June 2008

After years of consulting on multiple database projects, Oren Eini sees the same mistakes happening over and again plaguing all applications using a relational database and resulting in unstructured data. Looking for better ways to process information to power a robust 21st century application, Oren begins his work on designing a next gen document database.

September 2009

Coding for RavenDB begins with the aim of creating a full project.

May 2010

RavenDB Logo 2010 RavenDB 1.0 becomes the pioneer Document Database to offer fully transactional ACID guarantees over multiple documents and throughout your entire database. It is the first Document Database on the .NET platform. As a document database, RavenDB enables developers to store objects, arrays, nested objects with efficiency and speed. As a pioneer Schema free database, developers were able to tap into a higher level of productivity, empowering greater flexibility for their applications.

October 2010

RavenDB 1.0 secures its first client, a Norwegian Institution for wildlife preservation.

December 2010

RavenDB sets up offices in Hadera, Israel.

January 2011

Oren Eini hires his first full time developer, Fitzchak Yitzchaki.

January 2013

RavenDB Logo 2013 RavenDB 2.0 is released.

June 2013

RavenDB 2.5 is released.

January 2014

RavenDB appears in Forrester, its first major Industry Report.

November 2014

RavenDB Logo 2014 RavenDB 3.0 is released.

September 2015

1 million developers download RavenDB.

December 2015

RavenDB hires Idan Shalom, it’s 10th developer.

January 2016

RavenDB is selected to be the point of sale database for a Fortune 100 client using 1.5 million instances throughout its 36,000 locations worldwide.

January 2016

RavenDBs new European Offices open up in Torun, Poland.

May 2016

Construction teams break ground on RavenDBs new permanent headquarters.

October 2016

RavenDB 3.5 is released, taking database clustering to a whole new level. A multiple nodes database lets you replicate your database to several places, creating a fault tolerant application. If one node were to fall, the other nodes would stay in operation, keeping your database up at all times and maintaining high-availability. RavenDB also released support for Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) features, enabling you to work seamlessly with other databases.

November 2016

RavenDB hires Iftah Ben Zaken, it’s 20th developer.

January 2017

2 million developers download RavenDB.

February 2018

RavenDB Logo 2018 RavenDB 4.0 is released, the most comprehensive update in the history of RavenDB. This version offers a robust set of features making it easy as pie for a developer to integrate a document database into his application.

Running on Windows, Linux, Raspberry Pi  Performance for both reads and writes improved 10X  Intelligent clustering with dynamic node distribution  Automatic master-master setup between nodes  Easy to configure Setup Wizard and Management Studio GUI  Modernized security protocols to fortify your database  A new and improved SQL-like Raven Query Language (RQL)  Esent was replaced with Voron, our in-house storage engine 

August 2018

RavenDB 4.1 is released, building on the success of RavenDB 4.0, this version includes:

New SQL and NoSQL Migration tools  Support for data 'includes'  Distributed Counters  Cluster-Wide ACID  JavaScript indexes

October 2018

Gartner Research highlights RavenDB 4 in their “Other Vendors to Consider” report.

December 2018

3 million developers download RavenDB.

February 2019

RavenDB hires its 30th developer.

July 2019

RavenDB Cloud is released, offering a Database as a Service in all regions of AWS and Azure.

December 2019

The ribbon is cut on our permanent company headquarters in Hadera, Israel.

December 2019

RavenDB Cloud is launched on Google Cloud Platform.

Spring 2020

RavenDB 5.0 scheduled to include time-series data for IoT applications and BI Analytics tools.

Winter 2020

RavenDB 5.1 scheduled to offer data sharding.

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