Deploy & Manage

Learn how to deploy and manage locally, on-prem, or in the cloud.

This section describes how to deploy Pachyderm in a production environment. Additionally, you will find information about basic Pachyderm operations, including upgrading to minor and major versions, autoscaling…

Before you start… The following high-level architecture diagram lays out Pachyderm’s main components. It might help you build a quick mental model of Pachyderm.

Operator High Level Arch


We are now shipping Pachyderm with an embedded proxy allowing your cluster to expose one single port externally. This deployment setup is optional.

If you choose to deploy Pachyderm with a Proxy, check out our new recommended architecture and deployment instructions.