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This is the repository for the open source version of EventStoreDB, which includes the clustering implementation for high availability.
Information on support and commercial tools such as LDAP authentication can be found here: Event Store Support.
Documentation for EventStoreDB can be found here: EventStoreDB Docs
The latest release packages are hosted in the downloads section on the Event Store website: Event Store Downloads
Windows / Linux / macOS
Once you've installed the prerequisites for your system, you can launch a
Release build of EventStore as follows:
dotnet build -c Release src/EventStore.sln -f netcoreapp3.1 -r <runtime identifier>
<runtime identifier> needs to be replaced by the RID of the platform you want to build for.
The build scripts:
build.ps1 are also available for Linux/macOS and Windows respectively to simplify the build process.
To start a single node, you can then run:
dotnet bin/Release/EventStore.ClusterNode/netcoreapp3.1/<runtime identifier>/EventStore.ClusterNode.dll --db /path/to/db --log /path/to/logs
Note: The build system has changed after version
5.0.5, therefore the above instructions will not work for older releases.
Running the tests
You can launch the tests as follows:
dotnet test src/EventStore.sln
Building the EventStoreDB Client / Grpc Client / Embedded Client
You can build the different clients by following the steps below. This will generate a nuget package file (.nupkg) that you can include in your project.
dotnet pack -c Release src/EventStore.ClientAPI/EventStore.ClientAPI.csproj /p:Version=6.0.0
dotnet pack -c Release src/EventStore.Grpc/EventStore.Grpc.csproj /p:Version=6.0.0
dotnet pack -c Release src/EventStore.ClientAPI.Embedded/EventStore.ClientAPI.Embedded.csproj /p:Version=6.0.0
Building the EventStoreDB web UI
The web UI repository is a git submodule of the current repository located under
The web UI is prebuilt and the files are located in [src/EventStore.ClusterNode.Web/clusternode-web](src/EventStore.ClusterNode.Web/clusternode-web). However, if you still want to build the latest web UI, there is a parameter in the
-BuildUI) scripts to allow you to do so.
Building the Projections Library
The list of precompiled projections libraries can be found in
src/libs/x64. If you still want to build the projections library please follow the links below.
Development is done on the
We attempt to do our best to ensure that the history remains clean and to do so, we generally ask contributors to squash their commits into a set or single logical commit.
If you want to switch to a particular release, you can check out the tag for this particular version. For example:
git checkout oss-v6.0.0-preview1