ProvenDB for SQLServer is distributed as a standalone binary that can be placed anywhere in your system path.
The installation consists of three steps:
- Download the binary and place it in a directory within the system PATH (or run the binary from the directory you have chosen)
- Obtain a ProvenDB API key
- Install SQLServer tables within the target SQLServer instance.
You can download the ProvenDB for SQLServer binaries for your Operating System from ProvenDB download page here.
The best way to install the provendb-SQLServer binaries is to click the
Copy Script button and paste that text into a terminal window. The script will set permissions and perform any other tasks necessary to make the binary work on each platform. Here's an example of executing the script on Mac:
PS C:\Users\gharriso> & ([ScriptBlock]::Create((New-Object Net.WebClient).DownloadString('https://raw.githubusercontent.com/SouthbankSoftware/provendb-sqlserver/main/installation/install.ps1'))) Installing from `provendb-sqlserver-windows.zip` to `C:\Users\gharriso`...
If you prefer, you can click the
Download button and install the files manually. All files in the archive should be extracted to a directory in the system path. You may need to approve the installation with administrator credentials.
Once you've installed the ProvenDB for SQLServer binaries you can go on to create a ProvenDB for SQLServer account, and configure your SQLServer Database to use ProvenDB for SQLServer.
Updated about 2 years ago