Installing Derby

To install Derby you must first download the Derby zip or tar archive from the Derby Web site.

Navigate your Web browser to This downloads page provides several distributions of Derby, including prerelease snapshots as well as stable-version binary distributions. You will also find information on how to use the Subversion version control system to access the Derby source code that is currently in development.

The distributions are:

This guide assumes that you have downloaded the bin distribution.

Extract the downloaded package. The extracted installation contains several subdirectories:
Related tasks
Setting up your environment