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Getting started with Crate

Crate bundles a complete feature set and makes it as easy as possible to get started. A new and better database is just 5 steps away.



Installing and starting your first Crate node is simple and possible on almost any setup and operating system. Where do you want your cluster?


Connect to the Cluster

To connect to your Crate cluster, you will need to know the IP or DNS address of one node in the cluster and Crate uses port 4200 for http transport. You have several options available:


Import Data

It's hard to see what a database is capable of without a real world dataset, we have two sample sets for you to experiment with:


Client Libraries

A database doesn't exist in isolation, but is in the center of an application stack. Crate integrates with a multitude of languages to connect and query your data. What do you use?


Scale a Cluster

A distributed, scalable database will grow and change over time to meet new requirements and demands. Crate.IO makes it easy to resize your cluster and not waste time on re-configuration each time. What feature are you interested in?

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