Supported Platforms

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      Couchbase Server is supported on several popular operating systems and virtual environments.

      Supported Operating Systems

      Make sure that your chosen operating system is listed in one of the following tables before you install Couchbase Server. See the release notes for information about platform support changes, including deprecated platforms.

      Couchbase clusters on mixed platforms are not supported. Nodes in a Couchbase cluster should all be running on the same OS, and every effort should be made to apply the same OS patches across the entire cluster.
      Table 1. Supported Operating Systems for Development, Testing, and Production
      Operating System Supported Versions (64-bit)

      Amazon Linux 2

      LTS

      CentOS

      7.x (Deprecated)

      Debian

      11.x

      10.x

      Oracle Linux[1]

      8.x

      7.x (Deprecated)

      Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

      8.x

      7.x (Deprecated)

      SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)

      15.x

      12.x

      Ubuntu

      20.04

      18.04 (Deprecated)

      Windows Server

      2022

      2019

      Table 2. Supported Operating Systems for Development and Testing Only
      Operating System Supported Versions (64-bit)

      macOS

      12 "Monterey"

      11 "Big Sur"

      10.15 "Catalina" (Deprecated)

      Windows Desktop

      10 (requires Anniversary Update)

      Supported Virtualization and Container Platforms

      Table 3. Supported VM and Container Platforms
      Platform Notes

      Docker

      Couchbase Server is compatible with Docker.

      Official Docker images are available on Docker Hub. Follow the best practices to run Couchbase Server on a virtualized environment.

      Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM)

      Couchbase Server is compatible with KVM.

      Follow the best practices to run Couchbase Server on a virtualized environment.

      Kubernetes

      First-party integration with Kubernetes is made available with the Couchbase Autonomous Operator.

      Red Hat OpenShift

      First-party integration with Red Hat OpenShift is made available with the Couchbase Autonomous Operator.

      VMware

      Couchbase Server is compatible with VMware.

      Follow the best practices to run Couchbase Server on a virtualized environment.

      ARM Platforms

      Table 4. Supported ARM platforms
      Operating system Couchbase Version Notes

      Amazon Linux 2 (64 bits)

      7.1

      Requires a ARMv8 CPU such as the Amazon Graviton2

      MacOS 11+

      7.1

      Requires MacOS Rosetta2 emulation layer

      Ubuntu 20.04

      7.1.2

      Requires a ARMv8 CPU such as the Amazon Graviton2

      Supported Web Browsers

      Couchbase Web Console is supported on a variety of modern Web browsers.

      Table 5. Couchbase Web Console Supported Web Browsers
      Browser Operating System (64-bit) Browser Version Couchbase platform

      Apple Safari

      macOS

      11.1+

      7.1
      7.0
      6.5

      Google Chrome

      macOS, Windows

      67+

      7.1
      7.0
      6.5

      Microsoft Edge

      Windows

      80+

      7.1
      7.0
      6.5

      Mozilla Firefox

      macOS, Windows

      67+

      7.1
      7.0
      6.5

      If you’re using the Capella platform, then you can find the supported web browsers for Capella here.

      1. Only the Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK) is supported. The Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) is not supported.