Quick Start

Getting Started

Datazenit is a web-based database management tool. When Datazenit is launched it starts a lightweigt web server that listens to port 9000. The web application itself can be accessed via a browser. By default the URL is http://localhost:9000/.

The installation process itself is simple – in most cases you just need to extract an archive and execute a command line launcher to start the server. Usually it is better to deploy Datazenit on the same server where your database is hosted to reduce latency. Another reason to do that is that your whole team would be able to access the same Datazenit instance and benefit from team collaboration features like connection, query and chart sharing.


The only requirement for Datazenit is Java 6 or a later version because Datazenit is built on top of Scala which is compiled to Java bytecode. On some operating systems Java is already available.

You can check your Java version by executing the following command in a terminal. Keep in mind that this command will output the version number in slightly different format, and you should look for a version higher than "1.6.x".

# Execute this command in a terminal of your choice.
java -version

# Example output of the above command.
# The output below indicates that JDK 7 is available on the system.
# java version "1.7.0_67"
# Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_67-b01)
# Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.65-b04, mixed mode)

To get the best experience out of Datazenit we recommend using a modern browser like the latest versions of Google Chrome and Firefox.

Installation on Linux or Mac OS X

  1. Download Datazenit package from Datazenit Store. It is available as .tar.gz archive.
  2. Extract the archive anywhere on your hard drive or on a server.
  3. Go inside the newly created directory (e.g., datazenit-0.9.3)
  4. Run Datazenit by executing bin/datazenit shell script. In some cases you will be able to run it just by double clicking on it. In other cases you will have to run it via terminal.
# Command line version of the installation process on Linux/Mac OS X
cd /path/to/downloads/
tar xvfz datazenit-0.x.x.tgz
cd datazenit-0.x.x

Installation on Windows

  1. Download the Windows version of Datazenit from Datazenit Store. It is available as .zip archive.
  2. Extract the archive anywhere on your hard drive.
  3. Run Datazenit by executing datazenit.exe. If nothing happens or terminal window closes immediately after launching Datazenit, run datazenit.exe from command prompt like this cmd.exe /K datazenit.exe

Use Datazenit

After you have successfully executed the steps mentioned above, you can start using Datazenit. By default Datazenit listens on port 9000. Open your browser and navigate to http://localhost:9000/ to access Datazenit. If you have deployed Datazenit on a remote server use IP address or hostname of the server instead. You will also have to open port 9000 on firewall. Please consult the documentation of your firewall on how to open the port.

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