Getting started

Learn how to install and get started with the CrateDB DBAL driver.

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Your project must be using Composer.

Set up as a dependency

The driver is available as a package at crate/crate-dbal.

Add the driver package to your project’s composer.json:

composer require crate/crate-dbal

If you’re using Doctrine ORM, you should add the doctrine/orm dependency too:

composer require doctrine/orm


Once the package has been configured as a dependency, you can install it, like:

composer install

Afterwards, if you are not already doing so, you must require the Composer autoload.php file. You can do this by adding a line like this to your PHP application:

require __DIR__ . '/vendor/autoload.php';

See also

For more help with Composer, consult the Composer documentation.