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<small>[[Products]] > [[Database]] > Database setup</small>
=MusicBrainz Database Setup=
The [[Database| MusicBrainz Database]] is an SQL database that contains all the information about [[Artist|artists]], [[Release|releases]], [[Track|tracks]], [[Advanced Relationships|AdvancedRelationships]] between them, but also the MusicBrainz users ([[Editor|editors]]) and the changes they entered into the database ([[Edit Type|edits]]). MusicBrainz currently uses [[PostgreSQL]] as its underlying database software.
The database can be [[Database Download|downloaded]] from the MusicBrainz website. There are a few guides available on how to setup your own copy of the database, and import the data:
* [[Database Installation|DatabaseInstallation]]
* [[Panther DB Installation|PantherDBInstallation]]
* [[Debian VMWare Database|DebianVMWareDatabase]]
Once you've got the database running, you might want to setup a working [[Server Development|MusicBrainz Server]] as well.
It is also possible to setup a mirror using MySQL: see [[MusicBrainz My SQL|MusicBrainzMySQL]].
[[Category:To Be Reviewed]] [[Category:WikiDocs Page]] [[Category:Development]] [[Category:Database]]

Latest revision as of 21:09, 8 April 2012