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It is recommended that you use the latest stable version of the TiDB database.

TiDB Introduction

TiDB ("Ti" stands for Titanium) is an open-source NewSQL database that supports Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing (HTAP) workloads. It is MySQL compatible and features horizontal scalability, strong consistency, and high availability.

TiDB can be deployed on-premise or in-cloud. The following deployment options are officially supported by PingCAP:

Community provided blog posts & tutorials

The following list collects deployment guides and tutorials from the community. The content is subject to change by the contributors.

Your contribution is also welcome! Feel free to open a pull request to add additional links.

Source code

Source code for all components of the TiDB platform is available on GitHub.