These are the docs for the Metabase master branch. Some features documented here may not yet be available in the latest release. Check out the docs for the latest version, Metabase v0.49.

Installing Metabase

Metabase is built and packaged as a Java JAR file and can be run anywhere that Java is available.

Metabase Cloud

The easiest way to run Metabase. All you need to do is sign up for a free trial, and you’re off to the races.

Self-hosting Metabase

For an overview on how to self-host Metabase, check out how to run Metabase in production.

Running the Jar File

Metabase can run anywhere Java is available.

Running on Docker

If you prefer to use a Docker container, we’ve got you covered.

Professional services from the Metabase team

If you want help with:

  • Set up
  • Training
  • Data stack
  • Embedding
  • Data modeling

Check out our professional services.

Upgrading Metabase

See Upgrading Metabase

Other installation options

Connect with a Metabase Expert

If you’d like more technical resources to set up your data stack with Metabase, connect with a Metabase Expert.

Read docs for other versions of Metabase.

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