The CrateDB open-source project

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The CrateDB open source project was launched in 2013 to help developers put machine data to work. is the company responsible for keeping the momentum behind the CrateDB project.

CrateDB is a distributed SQL database built on a NoSQL foundation. It is familiar to use, simple to scale, and versatile for handling any type of structured or unstructured data with real-time query performance.


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Open Source Friends

We are proud to stand on the shoulders of open source giants like Lucene, Presto, Elasticsearch, Netty, and others that make CrateDB possible. We pay that forward by making CrateDB freely available under the Apache Version 2.0 license.

Enterprise License Users

To be able to serve enterprise customers and be a sustainable business, offers an Enterprise license, with premium features, support, and services.