Welcome to Dolt Docs

This is the documentation site for Dolt, a version-controlled SQL database. Dolt is inspired by familiar features from MySQL and Git. These features are combined to create powerful new kind of relational database ideal for the evolved data landscape. Dolt is free and open source, licensed under Apache 2.0.
Jump into What is Dolt and Why Dolt to get a more detailed idea of Dolt and why we built it. Or go straight to Getting Started if you're ready for some action!

Documentation Overview

The documentation is divided into five parts, summarized below:
  • Getting Started: Installation instructions and the basics for getting started with Dolt
  • Interfaces: Find out how to interact with Dolt programmatically, whether it's SQL, command line, or Python
  • Guides: Cookbooks for installing dolt as an application server, using it with Python, and more
  • Integrations: A selection of other data tools that work well with Dolt and how to use them. Dolt works with anything that speaks MySQL.
  • Reference: Learn more about how Dolt works under the hood, as well as considerations around using Dolt in production


DoltHub is the company that sponsors the Dolt project. We can be reached via this contact form, or you can come and hangout on Discord where we are regularly interacting with our community.
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