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For Windows users interested in evaluating NuoDB, we offer the NuoDB Community Edition. 

Ready to explore NuoDB on your own?

The NuoDB Community Edition is available for physical / virtual machine host environments, Red Hat OpenShift, and Docker environments. Which version would you like to explore?

Physical / Virtual Machine Red Hat OpenShift EnvironmentDocker Environment


Take a look at our evaluation page for other download options.

Download version updated October 31, 2019 with v4.0.2.4


Physical / virtual machine host Environments

The NuoDB Community Edition is a multi-host version of the NuoDB distributed database, limited to three Transaction Engines and one Storage Manager. 

The Community Edition is free of charge and allows you to self-evaluate NuoDB through a series of quick-start guides and/or build and run your applications on your own laptop, desktop, or in the cloud:

  • ACID compliant transactions
  • Rich ANSI SQL capabilities
  • Simple to use administration

Step 1:

Review the System Requirements.

Step 2:

Select and download NuoDB Release 4.0 for the appropriate operating system (listed to the right). By downloading, you accept these terms and conditions.

Step 3:

Provision resources, and start a database (check out this resource). Enable NuoDB Insights by running the command:


Learn more about NuoDB Insights here.


Visit the Developer Center for tips on getting started, product documentation and user forums. Support for the Community Edition is available only through the KnowledgeBase.

Community Edition Restrictions:

  • Maximum of 3 TEs
  • Maximum of 1 SM

Note: While we provide the Community Edition on both Linux and Windows, we currently only support Linux for production deployments.


Kubernetes Environments

NuoDB users can now deploy, run, and manage a NuoDB database natively inside the Amazon AKS, Google GKE, or Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes container application management environments to service SQL-based applications in the cloud. For more information on how to deploy NuoDB in these environments, see our NuoDB Operator GitHub page.

The NuoDB database is available at the following Cloud platform Marketplaces:

AWS Marketplace

AWS Marketplace logoThe AWS Marketplace is Amazon's digital catalog with thousands of software listings from independent software vendors that make it easy to find, test, buy, and deploy software that runs on AWS.


GCP Marketplace

Google Cloud Platform logoGCP Marketplace offers ready-to-go development stacks, solutions, and services to accelerate development of cloud-based applications - so you spend less time installing and more time developing and deploying applications. Community Operators is a new home for the Kubernetes community to share Operators. is the front-end for the Community Operators Repository. This is an open source community project aiming to curate and collect Kubernetes Operators. 


Red Hat Openshift OperatorHub

red hat logoOpenShift is an open source container application platform based on the Kubernetes container orchestrator for enterprise application development and deployment. Operatorhub is OpenShift's service catalog that contains hundreds of applications you can deploy directly into your OpoenShift environment.


Docker Environments

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You can also try the NuoDB Community Edition by deploying the NuoDB Docker image. Check out our blog post on how to get started on Docker.

Next, to demonstrate ease-of database scale-out, resiliency, and how to setup NuoDB Insights in Docker, check out our blog post on Running NuoDB in Docker - pt II.

Finally, to walk through setting up a common SQL execution GUI tool with NuoDB, read our blog post on Running NuoDB in Docker - Part III

For more information on deploying in Docker, check us out on Docker Hub. Please refer to the Tags page for the NuoDB container image pull commands.

NuoDB on Docker Hub 

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Monitor NuoDB Performance with NuoDB Insights

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Enable NuoDB Insights to access a dashboard of database and systems metrics to help you optimize your database environment.

Learn more about NuoDB Insights


Note: Scaling on the Community Edition is limited to three transaction processing nodes and one durability node and cannot run across multiple data centers.

If you’d like to explore those capabilities, you can contact us to explore how NuoDB could fit into your application's architecture.