Metabase is built and packaged as a Java JAR file and can be run anywhere that Java is available.
If you’re not sure which way is right for you, check out How to run Metabase in production.
The simplest and most basic way of running Metabase.
If you prefer to use a Docker container, we’ve got you covered.
Our Docker image is also compatible with Podman.
Our official hosted version, Metabase Cloud. All you need to do is sign up for a free trial, and you’re off to the races.
To run a development branch of Metabase, check out our developer’s guide.
Other installation options
See Upgrading Metabase.
If you’d like more technical resources to set up your data stack with Metabase, connect with a Metabase Expert.