VoltDB is available as both pre-built distributions and as source code. The following sections explain how to obtain and install the VoltDB software depending upon your specific configuration and requirements:
Section 2.1 describes the operating system and software requirements for developing and running VoltDB applications.
Section 2.2 explains how to install VoltDB from the distribution kit.
Section 2.2.1 explains how to update an existing VoltDB installation.
Section 2.2.2 explains how to do a system-wide installation on Ubuntu and other Debian-based Linux systems.
Section 2.2.3 explains how to build a distribution kit from the VoltDB source code.
The following are the requirements for developing and running VoltDB applications.
Table 2.1. Operating System and Software Requirements
VoltDB requires a 64-bit Linux-based operating system. Kits are built and qualified on the following platforms:
Development builds are also available for Macintosh OSX 10.6 and later1.
Sun JDK 6 update 21 or later
Python 2.4 or later release of 2.x
Eclipse 3.x (or other Java IDE)