Build requirements

Learn about the following requirements before building TiDB.

Supported platforms

The following table lists TiDB support for common architectures and operating systems.

Architecture Operating System Status
AMD64 Linux Ubuntu (14.04+) Stable
AMD64 Linux CentOS (7+) Stable
AMD64 macOS Experimental


  • Go 1.12+
  • rustup
  • GCC 4.8+ with static library
  • CMake 3.1+

The check requirement script can help you check prerequisites and install the missing ones automatically.

TiKV is well tested in a certain Rust version by us, and the exact version can be found in the RUST_VERSION file in TiKV's root directory. It is recommended to use the same version as we do.