Installation

We recommend you use one of our OS-specific guides for help with installing dbt. If your OS is not listed, or you prefer to use pip, please see the instructions below.

OS-specific guides

pip

Python3

The dbt CLI is compatible with Python versions 3.6 and higher. As of v0.15.0, dbt is no longer compatible with Python2.

dbt is a Python module distributed on pypi, and can be installed via pip. We recommend using virtual environments when installing dbt via pip.

Installation

pip install dbt

Upgrading

To upgrade dbt, use:

pip install --upgrade dbt