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Directus is a real-time API and App dashboard for managing SQL database content.
Free & open-source. No artificial limitations, vendor lock-in, or hidden paywalls.
REST & GraphQL API. Instantly layers a blazingly fast Node.js API on top of any SQL database.
Manage pure SQL. Works with new or existing SQL databases, no migration required.
Choose your database. Supports PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite, OracleDB, CockroachDB, MariaDB, and MS-SQL.
On-Prem or Cloud. Run locally, install on-premises, or use our
self-service Cloud service (free tier available).
Completely extensible. Built to white-label, it is easy to customize our modular platform.
A modern dashboard. Our no-code Vue.js app is safe and intuitive for non-technical users, no training required.
Learn more about Directus
? Directus Cloud
Directus Cloud allows you to create free Community Cloud projects in 90 seconds.
Free Community Cloud tier available (no credit card required)
No product limitations or service usage quotas (unlimited users, API requests, etc)
- A modern self-service dashboard to create and monitor all your projects in one place
- End-to-end solution: Directus, database, serverless auto-scaling, storage, and a global CDN
- Hourly usage-based pricing for our Standard Cloud allows you to pay-as-you-go
- Select your desired region and provision a new project in ~90 seconds
Create your Free Project
Create a new Directus project by running the following npm command:
npm init directus-project my-project
Or, using yarn:
yarn create directus-project my-project
Simply follow the setup prompts and the CLI will create your new project directory (eg:
file, and initial database. To get the most out of Directus, and to ensure you have the latest security patches, it is
important to keep your projects up-to-date.
Directus only requires Node.js and supports most operating systems and SQL database vendors.
- PostgreSQL 10+
- MySQL 5.7.8+ / 8+ (with
- MariaDB 10.2.7+
- SQLite 3+
- CockroachDB 21.1.13+
- MS SQL 13+
- OracleDB 19+
 Older versions may work, but aren't officially tested/supported.
- Ubuntu 18.04
- CentOS / RHEL 8
- macOS Catalina or newer
- Windows 10/11
- Docker (DockerHub +
Other operating systems may also work, but are not officially supported.
The Directus Documentation is a great place to start, or explore these other channels:
Please read our Contributing Guide before submitting Pull Requests.
All security vulnerabilities should be reported in accordance with our
Directus is a premium open-source (GPLv3) project, made possible with support from our passionate core
team, talented contributors, and amazing GitHub Sponsors. Thank you all!
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