This guides shows how to install QuestDB using the binaries and how to start using the server.
For complete information on how to use QuestDB's binary, please refer to the Binaries reference
You need Java 11 or above. To check installation, use
If you do not already have Java installed, download and install the package for your architecture here.
Then, download the QuestDB binaries by clicking here to download QuestDB's binaries (4mb)
The binaries come as a tarball. Extract it as follows.
tar -xvf questdb-5.0.1-bin.tar.gz
Navigate to the directory created in the previous step
To start the QuestDB server service, simply run the below
This will use the following root directories
You can use the following to get the status of the QuestDB service.
Here are some guides to get started using the QuestDB service. These will show you how to import data and run queries
Stop the QuestDB service as follows