Install Tokyo cabinet on ubuntu + ruby

Every came across a task where in you get a task to insert 1 million + records in few hours? than the answer is NOSQL
Use Tokyo Cabinet. Here are the installation steps for the same.

First of all download the latest version of tokyocabinet via the following url

tar xvf tokyocabinet-1.4.47.tar.gz
cd tokyocabinet-1.4.47
make install

Next step is to install the ruby library which you can download from the url below


tar xvf tokyocabinet-ruby-1.31.tar.gz
cd tokyocabinet-ruby-1.31
ruby extconf.rb
make install

Now to verify you installation go to irb

irb(main):001:0> require ‘rubygems’
=> true

irb(main):002:0> require ‘tokyocabinet’
=> true

Done. If you get any errors while doing this please free to comment. Thanks

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  • Daniel

    Finally worked for me. I visited other posts but they don’t seem to work might be due to different versions. This worked like a charm! thankyou very much you saved my day. Thanks again

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