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Install Milvus Standalone with APT/YUM

This topic describes how to install Milvus standalone using package manager APT or YUM on Linux systems.

Prerequisites

Ensure that your CPU, RAM, and disk meets the requirements in Environment Checklist prior to your installation.

Install Milvus with APT on Ubuntu

On Ubuntu, you can install Milvus standalone either via Launchpad PPA or directly with a .deb package.

Install via Launchpad PPA

You can install Milvus standalone via Launchpad PPA (Personal Package Archive). PPA allows you to install packages outside Ubuntu's official repository with APT.

Currently, the PPA package of Milvus only supports Ubuntu 18.04.
$ sudo apt install software-properties-common
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:milvusdb/milvus
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install milvus

Install with a .deb package

You can also download the .deb package that Milvus provides and install Milvus standalone.

$ wget https://github.com/milvus-io/milvus/releases/download/v2.2.0/milvus_2.2.0-1_amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo dpkg -i milvus_2.2.0-1_amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get -f install

Install Milvus with YUM on CentOS

On CentOS, you can install Milvus standalone with YUM.

$ sudo yum install https://github.com/milvus-io/milvus/releases/download/v2.2.0/milvus-2.2.0-1.el7.x86_64.rpm

Check the status of Milvus and its dependencies

After installation, Milvus standalone and its dependencies (etcd and MinIO) start automatically. You can check their status by:

$ sudo systemctl status milvus
$ sudo systemctl status milvus-etcd
$ sudo systemctl status milvus-minio

Start / Stop Milvus service

You can start or stop Milvus service by following commands after installing Milvus with apt or yum.

# start Milvus service
$ sudo systemctl start milvus
# stop Milvus service
$ sudo systemctl stop milvus
# restart Milvus service
$ sudo systemctl restart milvus

View Milvus log

Use journalctl to view Milvus logs.

$ journalctl -u milvus

Uninstall Milvus

Run the following command to uninstall Milvus.

$ sudo apt-get remove milvus

Additionally, remove Milvus from your system's repository list if you installed via PPA.

$ sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:milvusdb/milvus

What's next

Having installed Milvus, you can:

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