tarantool man page

tarantool- a Lua application server and a NoSQL database


tarantool [OPTIONS]


Tarantool is a Lua application server and a NoSQL database.

Its key properties include:

Licence: simplified BSD
All data is maintained in RAM
Data persistence is implemented using Write Ahead Log and snapshotting
Supports asynchronous replication and hot standby
Uses coroutines and asynchronous I/O to implement high-performance lock-free access to data
Available on Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X
Stored procedures in Lua are supported.

Data model

The basic atom of storage in Tarantool is called tuple. A tuple can have arbitrary number of fields. The first field or fields in the tuple are always the identifying unique key. Tuples form spaces. It is possible to search tuples in spaces using the primary or secondary keys. It is possible to change, as well as add or remove fields.

Command-line options

-h, --help
Displays helpscreen and exits.
-V, --version
Prints program version and exits.


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