Install CrateDB on Microsoft Windows


CrateDB requires Java 8. You will need a the Java JDK installed.

The same JVM version must be used on all CrateDB nodes.

We recommend installing Java 8 update 20 or later.

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Configure Windows

To install CrateDB on Windows, configure your Java JDK.

Set the JAVA_HOME environment variable:

Windows environment variables

Allow the ports CrateDB uses through the Windows Firewall:

Windows Firewall ports

Install CrateDB

Download the CrateDB Tarball, expand it and move to a convenient location.

Start CrateDB by running .\bin\crate.

Next Steps

Now you have CrateDB up and running, it’s time to import some test data.