Debian 8 - Install Aerospike

Aerospike is yet another NoSQL key-value store which offers a "community edition" available under the GNU Affero General Public License version 3 (AGPLv3). Its key selling point is its high performance on an architechture that it is optimized for flash storage (e.g. your SSD or NVME drive) and can scale horizontally so that you don't have to spend a billion dollars on a single server that has Terabytes of RAM. I had never heard of it before it was recommended to me by someone who works in the same building as I, and specializes in supporting databases for clients.

Install

To install Aerospike on Debian 8, execute this command:

curl -s https://scripts.programster.org/scripts/20?output=raw | bash
... or copy, paste and execute the following script...
#!/bin/bash
wget -O aerospike.tgz http://aerospike.com/download/server/latest/artifact/debian8
tar -xvf aerospike.tgz
cd aerospike-server-community-*-debian8
sudo ./asinstall

Using Aerospike

Once installed, you probably want to start the database with the following command:

sudo service aerospike start

You can check its status by executing:

sudo service aerospike status

References

Author

Programster

Stuart is a software developer with a passion for Linux and open source projects.

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