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From Victor Stan <>
Subject Re: RavenDB comparison
Date Mon, 11 Oct 2010 12:54:26 GMT
You might want to consider how well the two run on the windows server platform if you are a
.net dev shop. All else being equal...


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On 2010-10-11, at 7:41 AM, Dirkjan Ochtman <> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 13:19, Oliver Boermans <> wrote:
>> A cursory dig suggests CouchDB is more mature, with a larger community
>> to support it. That aside, what do you consider to be the significant
>> differences?
> From a quick look at the website and the two or three posts on his
> weblog about differences between Couch and Raven, I don't see much of
> a material difference. The differences all seem relatively
> superficial. I'm not sure what on-disk structure it uses, though, or
> if it tries to keep things in memory; I suppose those are things that
> matter, but I couldn't easily find them on the website. There seems to
> be less emphasis on scaling across nodes than in CouchDB, and it seems
> to rely heavily on LINQ (and favor other things from the .NET
> technology space). Given CouchDB's community, it seems to me like
> Raven would only be interesting if you are into .NET technology
> already, and even then I don't really see anything that would make me
> want to use it over Couch.
> Cheers,
> Dirkjan

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