Getting Started

To run Piggydb, you need to have Java Runtime Environment (Version 6(1.6) or later).

Standalone Package (for GUI Environment)

Standalone Package allows you to use Piggydb as if it is a standalone desktop application. This package can run on any OS as long as Java and the system tray are available.
  • The system trayis referred to as:
    • Taskbar Status Area” on Windows
    • Menu Extras” on Mac OS X
    • Notification Area” on Gnome
    • System Tray” on KDE
  1. Download the latest version of Standalone Package (piggydb-standalone-<version>.zip)
  2. Unzip the distribution
  3. Double-click piggydb.exe (Windows) or piggydb-standalone.jar (other operating systems)
    • When the Piggydb server is started up, the Piggydb icon will be displayed in the system tray and the home page will be opened in your default browser automatically.
  4. Login with the owner account (User Name: owner, Password: owner).
    • You should change owner’s password immediately after the first login (Menu [System/Change Password]).
The Piggydb icon is displayed in the system tray while the server is running, and you can control the server with the right-click menu of this icon.

All-in-One Package (for Server Environment)

  1. Download the latest version of All-in-One Package (piggydb-all-in-one-<version>.zip)
  2. Unzip the distribution
  3. Double-click run.bat (Windows), or run run.sh (Unix, Linux, Mac OS X)
  4. Start up a browser and go to http://localhost:8080
  5. Login with the owner account (User Name: owner, Password: owner).
    • You should change owner’s password immediately after the first login (Menu [System/Change Password]).

War Package (for Servlet Containers)

If you already have a servlet container, such as Tomcat, then you can download a War Package (*.war).