# Overview

Arakoon: a simple distributed key/value store with preference for consistency. It's an ocaml based multi-paxos implementation on top of Tokyo Cabinet. Compiling: see COMPILING License information: GNU AFFERO GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE (for the full license text, see COPYING) Libraries we use: see LIBRARIES Releases: - The 1.X.Y branches are releases that passed our system test suite. - The 1.X branches are development branches so might be less stable Documentation: www.arakoon.org For the impatient: RUNNING A SINGLE NODE DEMO SERVER You need a config file, like this one $> cat single.ini [global] cluster = arakoon_0 cluster_id = ricky [arakoon_0] ip = 127.0.0.1 client_port = 4000 messaging_port = 4010 home = /tmp log_level = info Start the node$> ./arakoon.native -config single.ini --node arakoon_0 This starts a single node cluster for you to play with. You can get/set values from the command line using : $> ./arakoon.native -config examples/single.ini --set hello world$> ./arakoon.native -config examples/single.ini --get hello "world" to get an overview of what else the command line provides. ./arakoon.native --help Of course you want to use Arakoon from within a program. For this reason, we provide OCaml, C, Python, and Php clients. have fun, The arakoon team