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Getting Started With CrateDB

CrateDB is a distributed SQL database that makes it simple to store and analyze massive amounts of machine data in real-time. A new and better SQL database is just four steps away.

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01 Install and Run

Start a single CrateDB node using one of our specialized guides:

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02 First Use

Get familiar with the basics of CrateDB:

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03 Start Building

Pick a client library, and start building your first app!

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04 Take It Further

Learn more about CrateDB:


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