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1. Download your instance

MonetDB (standard version):

MonetDB/e (embedded version):

For other releases including source tarball, RPMs & YUM repository files and auxiliary Java jar-files visit the complete software repository.

2. Getting started


After downloading the best way to start is to follow our installation guide.


Read the articles about MonetDB/e Java and MonetDB/e Python, and discover how they work.

3. Stay up to date

Subscribe to our mailing list and follow us on Twitter to be always up to date with the latest release announcements.

A feature release is scheduled once every six months or so. 

In between feature releases, we issue monthly bug-fix releases. Simply stopping the server, installing the bug-fix release, and restarting the server is sufficient to remain up to date.

The release notes provide additional information on the latest improvements.