dataClay is a distributed data store that enables applications to store and access objects in the same format as they have in memory and executes object methods within the data store. These two main features accelerate both the development of applications and their execution.


To install dataClay, you can use pip:

$ pip install dataclay

Alternatively, you can obtain the latest source code from GitHub:

$ git clone
$ cd dataclay
$ pip install .


The User Guide is the primary resource for learning how to use the library and accomplish common tasks. For lower-level tweaking, refer to the Advanced Usage guide.

The API Reference documentation provides API-level documentation.


The DEPLOYMENT section includes multiple scenarios. If you are not sure, you may want to start with the Docker-based deployment.


dataClay is licensed under the BSD License. For more information, refer to the LICENSE.txt.


We welcome contributions to dataClay. Please see the Contributing for more details.