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Using pip or easy_install

The easiest way to install Blitz is via pip or easy_install:

pip install blitzdb
easy_install install blitzdb

This will fetch the latest version from PyPi and install it on your machine.

Using Github

Since BlitzDB is still in heavy development, installing directly from the Github source will guarantee that your version will contain the latest features and bugfixes. To clone and install the project, just do the following

git clone
cd blitzdb
sudo python install


The vanilla version of Blitz does not require any non-standard Python modules to run. However, you might want to install the following Python libraries to be able to use all features of Blitz:

You can install these requirements using pip and the requirements.txt file:

#in BlitzDB main folder
pip install -R requirements.txt