Installing Multiple Instances on Linux Platforms

      Multiple instances of Couchbase Server can be installed on one physical machine for the Linux operating system.
      This installation method is intended for development purposes only and not supported in production.

      The number of Couchbase Server instances running on a single machine depends on its physical capacity.


      Make sure that a minimum of 4Gb RAM and 8 Core CPUs are available for each Couchbase Server instance. When installing multiple instances on a physical machine, install as one of these two users:

      Setting up Multiple Instances

      Use Docker to set up multiple cluster instances running on a physical machine.

      The steps to carry out the Docker installation are given here: getting-started-docker.adoc#section_deploy_multiple_clusters