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

Installation

You can install ArangoDB by downloading and running the official packages, as well as run ArangoDB using Docker images

To install ArangoDB, as first step, please download a package for your operating system from the official Download  page of the ArangoDB web site.

You can find packages for various operating systems, including RPM and Debian packages for Linux, including tar.gz archives. For macOS, only client tools tar.gz packages are available. For Windows, Installers and zip archives are available.

You can also use the official Docker images  to run ArangoDB in containers on Linux, macOS, and Windows. For more information, see the Docker section.

If you prefer to compile ArangoDB from source, please refer to the Compiling section.

For detailed information on how to deploy ArangoDB, once it has been installed, please refer to the Deploy chapter.

Supported platforms and architectures

Work with ArangoDB on Linux, macOS, and Windows, and run it in production on Linux.

ArangoDB requires systems with Little Endian byte order.
ArangoGraph Insights Platform  is a fully-managed service and requires no installation. It’s the easiest way to run ArangoDB in the cloud.

Linux

ArangoDB is available for the following architectures:

  • x86-64: The processor(s) must support the x86-64 architecture with the SSE 4.2 and AVX instruction set extensions (Intel Sandy Bridge or better, AMD Bulldozer or better, etc.).
  • ARM: The processor(s) must be 64-bit ARM chips (AArch64). The minimum requirement is ARMv8 with Neon (SIMD extension).

The official Linux release executables of ArangoDB require the operating system to use a page size of 4096 bytes or less.

macOS

Starting with version 3.11.0, ArangoDB Server binaries for macOS are not provided anymore.

Client tools are available for the following architectures:

  • x86-64: The processor(s) must support the x86-64 architecture with the SSE 4.2 and AVX instruction set extensions (Intel Sandy Bridge or better, AMD Bulldozer or better, etc.).
  • ARM: The processor(s) must be 64-bit Apple silicon (M1 or later) based on ARM (AArch64).

Windows

ArangoDB is available for the following architectures:

  • x86-64: The processor(s) must support the x86-64 architecture with the SSE 4.2 and AVX instruction set extensions (Intel Sandy Bridge or better, AMD Bulldozer or better, etc.).