Installing Riak KV

Supported Platforms

Riak is supported on numerous popular operating systems and virtualized environments. The following information will help you to properly install or upgrade Riak in one of the supported environments:

Building from Source

If your platform isn’t listed above, you may be able to build Riak from source. See Installing Riak from Source for instructions.

Community Projects

Check out Community Projects for installing with tools such as Chef, Ansible, or Cloudsoft.


For information on upgrading an existing cluster see Upgrading Riak KV.