How to install and connect to an Altinity.Cloud cluster with clickhouse-client.

The ClickHouse Client is a command line based program that will be familiar to SQL based users. For more information on clickhouse-client, see the ClickHouse Documentation Command-Line Client page.

The access points for your Altinity.Cloud ClickHouse cluster can be viewed through the Cluster Access Point.

How to Setup clickhouse-client for Altinity.Cloud in Linux

As of this document’s publication, version 20.13 and above of the ClickHouse client is required to connect with the SNI enabled clusters. These instructions use the testing version of that client. An updated official stable build is expected to be released soon.

sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https ca-certificates dirmngr
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// --recv E0C56BD4

echo "deb main/" | sudo tee \
sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install -y clickhouse-client

Connect With clickhouse-client to a Altinity.Cloud Cluster

If your ClickHouse client is ready, then you can copy and paste your connection settings into your favorite terminal program, and you’ll be connected.

clickhouse-client to Altinity.Cloud demo
Last modified 2022.06.14: release notes and updats.