This topic describes how to install Tablestore SDK for .NET.

Version dependency


  • .NET 4.0 or later is required.
  • Visual Studio 2010 or later is required.

Installation in Windows

  • Use NuGet
    1. If NuGet is not installed for your Visual Studio , you must first install NuGet. For more information, visit Install NuGet client tools.
    2. After you install NuGet, access Visual Studio to create a project or open an existing project, and then choose Tools > NuGet Package Manager > Manage NuGet Packages for Solution.
    3. Enter aliyun.tablestore in the search box and click Search. Find Aliyun.TableStore.SDK in the search results.
    4. Select the latest version. Click Install. After Aliyun.TableStore.SDK is installed, it is added to project applications.
  • Use GitHub
    1. If Git is not installed, it must first be installed. For more information, visit Git.
    2. Use Git to download the source code. For more information, visit GitHub.
    3. After you download the source code, install the source code by importing the project.
  • Use a DLL file
    1. Click here to download the SDK package. The Aliyun.TableStore.dll file is located in the bin directory.
    2. In the Visual Studio, go to Solution Explorer and find your project. Right-click the project name and choose References > Add Reference from the shortcut menu.
    3. In the Add Reference dialog box, click Browse and find the SDK folder.
    4. Select the Aliyun.TableStore.dll file that is located in the bin directory and click OK.
  • Use a project
    1. If you want to install the SDK package by using the source code that is downloaded from GitHub, right-click Solution and choose Add > Existing Project.
    2. In the dialog box that appears, select the aliyun-tablestore-sdk.csproj file. Click Open.
    3. Right-click your project and choose References > Add Reference from the shortcut menu. In the dialog box that appears, click the Projects tab, select the aliyun-tablestore-sdk project, and click OK.