Quick Start Guide

The minimal steps to get Altinity.Cloud running with your first cluster.

Welcome to Altinity.Cloud! Altinity.Cloud is the fastest, easiest way to set up, administer and use ClickHouse. Your ClickHouse is fully managed so you can focus on your work.

If this is your first time using Altinity.Cloud, this quick start guide will give you the minimum steps to become familiar with the system. When you’re ready to dig deeper and use the full power of ClickHouse in your Altinity.Cloud environment, check out our Administrator and Developer Guides for in depth knowledge and best practices.

Altinity Cloud Manager Introduction

An overview of using the Altinity Cloud Manager (ACM) to managing your ClickHouse clusters with Altinity.Cloud.

Account Creation and Login

How to set up your Altinity.Cloud account, and login to the service.

How to Run a SQL Query

This is an introduction to the cluster Explore > Query feature. You will learn how to select a cluster from the included demo and run a SQL query and view the results.

Cluster Launch Wizard

An introduction to the Cluster Wizard, used to create a new ClickHouse cluster. An overview of the settings is provided, with links to further details.

Wizard Settings Detail

Details for the various Cluster wizard settings.

Creating Tables and Adding Data

How to use Explore on your cluster to run SQL queries to create tables, import data, and view schema and table data.

ClickHouse Ubuntu Terminal Remote Client

How to install the ClickHouse Ubuntu command line client and connect to your Altinity.Cloud cluster.

ClickHouse Python Client

How to install the ClickHouse Python driver, and connect to your Altinity.Cloud ClickHouse Cluster from a Python program or a Python console.

ClickHouse Macintosh (Monterey) Client

How to install the ClickHouse Python terminal client on a Macintosh running Monterey using the Brew package installer, and connect to your Altinity.Cloud ClickHouse Cluster.

Last modified 2023.01.26: Getting Started rewrite