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Last updated 2017-08-12


Learn about RethinkDB for web development

The open-source databasefor the realtime web

RethinkDB pushes JSON to your apps in realtime.

When your app polls for data, it becomes slow, unscalable, and cumbersome to maintain.

RethinkDB is the open-source, scalable database that makes building realtime apps dramatically easier.

Reactive web and mobile apps

Web apps like Google DocsTrello, and Quora pioneered the realtime experience on the web. With RethinkDB, you can build amazing realtime apps with dramatically less engineering effort.

Multiplayer games

When a player takes an action in a multiplayer game, every other player in the game needs to see the change in realtime. RethinkDB dramatically simplifies the data infrastructure for low latency, high throughput realtime interactions.

Realtime marketplaces

RethinkDB dramatically reduces the complexity of building realtime trading and optimization engines. Publish realtime updates to thousands of clients, and provide pricing updates to users in milliseconds.

Streaming analytics

Build realtime dashboards with RethinkDB data push notifications, and make instantaneous business decisions.

Connected devices

RethinkDB dramatically simplifies modern IoT infrastructures. Stream data between connected devices, enable messaging and signaling, and trigger actions in millions of devices in milliseconds.

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