Installation and operation overview
The birth, care, and feeding of your Metabase.
The simplest and most basic way of running Metabase.
If you prefer to use a Docker container, we’ve got you covered.
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.
Other installation options
We recommend that you deploy Metabase using a service and cloud provider that you’re familiar with. Below are some example setups:
To run a development branch of Metabase, check out our developer’s guide.
How to back up your Metabase data: questions, dashboards, and other application data.
How to safely upgrade your Metabase.
If you started using Metabase with the default, H2 application database, here’s how to migrate your data to a production-ready database.
How to use an RDS instance as your application database.
Monitor your Metabase with JMX.
Export Metabase metrics for viewing with Prometheus.
Some notes on Java versions.
Rest in peace, Internet Explorer.
If you’d like more technical resources to set up your data stack with Metabase, connect with a Metabase Expert.