Local Getting Started Guides
Learn how to install Pachyderm locally using your favorite container solution.
March 29, 2023
What is a Local Installation? #
A local installation means that you will allocate resources from your local machine (e.g., your laptop) to spin up a Kubernetes cluster to run Pachyderm. This installation method is not for a production setup, but is great for personal use, testing, and product exploration.
Which Guide Should I Use? #
Both the Docker Desktop and Minikube installation guides support MacOS, Windows, and Linux. If this is your first time using Kubernetes, try Docker Desktop — if you are experienced with Kubernetes, you can deploy using a variety of solutions not listed here (KinD, Rancher Desktop, Podman, etc.).
Binary Files (Advanced Users)
You can download the latest binary files from GitHub for a direct installation of
pachctl and the