Installing on Debian and Ubuntu

Riak TS can be installed on Debian or Ubuntu-based systems using a binary package available through ZenDesk.

Check your email for the link to the download in ZenDesk.

Debian is only supported for developing with Riak TS and NOT for general operations.


PAM Library Requirement for Ubuntu

You must have the libpam0g-dev package used for Pluggable Authentication Module (PAM) authentication in order to install Riak TS.

To install this dependency:

sudo apt-get install libpam0g-dev

Install Riak TS

Once you have downloaded the package from ZenDesk, execute the following command to install Riak TS:

sudo dpkg -i riak-ts_{{VERSION}}-1_amd64.deb

Then confirm that AAE is turned off. To do this, check /etc/riak/riak.conf for the following: anti_entropy = passive.

Activate Riak TS node

Once you’ve installed Riak TS, start it on your node:

riak start

Verify your installation

You can verify that Riak TS is successfully installed by running:

dpkg -l | grep riak

If Riak TS has been installed successfully riak-ts is returned.

Next Steps

Now that you’ve installed Riak TS, check out Planning Your Riak TS Table.