Install CockroachDB

CockroachDB v1.1 is no longer supported. For more details, see the Release Support Policy.

See Release Notes for what's new in the latest release, v1.1.9.

  1. Download the CockroachDB archive for OS X, and extract the binary:

    $ curl | tar -xz
  2. Copy the binary into your PATH so it's easy to execute cockroach commands from any shell:

    cp -i cockroach-v1.1.9.darwin-10.9-amd64/cockroach /usr/local/bin/

    If you get a permissions error, prefix the command with sudo.

  3. Keep up-to-date with CockroachDB releases and best practices:

What's Next?

Quick start a single- or multi-node cluster locally and talk to it via the built-in SQL client.

By default, each node of a CockroachDB cluster periodically shares anonymous usage details with Cockroach Labs. For an explanation of the details that get shared and how to opt-out of reporting, see Diagnostics Reporting.

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