# Running


To learn interactively and to get started with immudb from the command line and with programming languages, visit the immudb Playground at https://play.codenotary.com (opens new window)

You may download the immudb binary from the latest releases on Github (opens new window). Once you have downloaded immudb, rename it to immudb, make sure to mark it as executable, then run it. The following example shows how to obtain v1.3.0 for linux amd64:

$ wget https://github.com/vchain-us/immudb/releases/download/v1.3.0/immudb-v1.3.0-linux-amd64
$ mv immudb-v1.3.0-linux-amd64 immudb
$ chmod +x immudb

# run immudb in the foreground to see all output
$ ./immudb

# or run immudb in the background
$ ./immudb -d

Alternatively, you may pull immudb docker image from DockerHub (opens new window) and run it in a ready-to-use container:

$ docker run -d --net host -it --rm --name immudb codenotary/immudb:latest