The easiest and preferred way to install and set up the EdgeDB server is using our command-line tool.

Run the following in your terminal and follow the on-screen instructions.

Linux, macOS
curl --proto '=https' --tlsv1.2 -sSf | sh
  • The script, inspired by rustup, will detect the OS and download the appropriate build of the EdgeDB CLI tool, edgedb.
  • The edgedb command is a single executable (it's open source!)
  • Once installed, the edgedb command can be used to install, uninstall, upgrade, and interact with EdgeDB server instances.
  • You can uninstall EdgeDB server or remove the edgedb command at any time.
Try our online interactive tutorial without installing EdgeDB on your computer.Start the tutorial