Greenplum Database

PPA description

Installation into /opt/gpdb

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y software-properties-common
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:greenplum/db
sudo apt-get update

# Install Greenplum database 5.x
sudo apt-get install -y greenplum-db-oss

# Install Greenplum database 6.x
sudo apt-get install -y greenplum-db

Initialize the cluster

1. Install Greenplum database on all the nodes you will include in your cluster as described in :

2. On all nodes, create unix user "gpadmin" as described at . A convenient script for this is in Greenplum source at

3. Change ownership of Greenplum database installed files to the gpadmin user, and do all the following initialization as that gpadmin user:

For Greenplum database 5.x:

     chown -R gpadmin:gpadmin /opt/gpdb
     su - gpadmin
     source /opt/gpdb/

For Greenplum database 6.x:

     chown -R gpadmin:gpadmin /opt/greenplum-db-<VERSION>
     su - gpadmin
     source /opt/greenplum-db-<VERSION>/

4. Follow instructions to initialize cluster at

Official supports platforms

The Launchpad PPA supports Ubuntu 16.04 for Greenplum database 5.X and Ubuntu 18.04 for Greenplum database 6.X

More details:

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:greenplum/db to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:greenplum/db
sudo apt-get update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

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Signing key:
4096R/20EB196A6A0C3FB6D1073F913C6FDC0C01D86213 (What is this?)

For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Greenplum Database.

PPA statistics

4 updates added during the past month.
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Overview of published packages

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Package Version Uploaded by
greenplum-database 6.0.0-beta.6-1 Greenplum Database (2019-08-01)
greenplum-db 6.8.1-1 Greenplum Database (2020-06-16)
greenplum-db-5 5.28.0 Greenplum Database (2020-06-26)
greenplum-db-6 6.9.0-1 Greenplum Database (2020-07-01)
greenplum-db-oss 5.27.1 Greenplum Database (2020-05-28)
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