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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

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.