CrateDB is a distributed SQL database for relational and time-series data. CreateDB is an open-source project released under the Apache License 2.0.
This tutorial explains how to install CrateDB inside a Docker container in the Linux. Commands have been tested on Ubuntu.
Make sure you have installed Docker in your system. If you are using Ubuntu, installation instructions can be found in the post.
- Host network
Run the following command to create a container for CrateDB that uses host network:
docker run -d --name=cratedb --restart=always --network=host \ -v /opt/cratedb/data:/data \ crate -Cdiscovery.type=single-node
- User-defined bridge network
User-defined bridge network can be used for listening on different port. By default, CrateDB transport service is listening on port 4300 and CrateDB Postgres service is listening on port 5432. Admin UI is available on port 4200. Ports can be changed with
docker network create app-net
docker run -d --name=cratedb --restart=always --network=app-net \ -p 8080:4200 -p 8081:4300 -p 8082:5432 \ -v /opt/cratedb/data:/data \ crate -Cdiscovery.type=single-node
To access admin UI, open a web browser and go to
<IP_ADDRESS> is the IP address of the system.
To completely remove CrateDB, remove its container:
docker rm --force cratedb
Remove CrateDB image:
docker rmi crate
You can also remove CrateDB data:
sudo rm -rf /opt/cratedb
If a user-defined bridge network was created, you can delete it as follows:
docker network rm app-net
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