ArangoDB v3.12 is under development and not released yet. This documentation is not final and potentially incomplete.

ArangoDB Server

The ArangoDB daemon (arangod) is the central server binary that can run in different modes for a variety of setups like single server and clusters

The ArangoDB server is the core component of ArangoDB. The executable file to run it is named arangod. The d stands for daemon. A daemon is a long-running background process that answers requests for services.

The server process serves the various client connections to the server via the TCP/HTTP protocol. It also provides a web interface.

arangod can run in different modes for a variety of setups like single server and clusters. It differs between the Community Edition and Enterprise Edition.

See Administration for server configuration and Deploy for operation mode details.