If you are using NocoDB with version 0.90 onwards, please check out the latest documentation here instead. The documentation for previous versions is no longer maintained and will be completely removed on 30 Jun 2022. See v0.90 Important Announcement for more.


Find, stop & delete nocodb docker container

docker ps

docker stop "YOUR_CONTAINER_ID"


Find & remove nocodb docker image

docker images

docker rmi YOUR_IMAGE_ID

Pull the latest nocodb image with same environment variables

docker run -d -p 8080:8080 \
    -e NC_DB="YOUR_NC_DB_URL" \

Updating nocodb docker container is similar to updating any other docker container.

Example docker upgrade

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Updating docker container is similar to updating a npm package.

From your root folder

Uninstall nocodb package

npm uninstall nocodb

Install nocodb package

npm install --save nocodb


Using the Heroku CLI login

heroku container:login
docker pull nocodb/nocodb:latest
docker tag nocodb/nocodb:latest registry.heroku.com/<Heroku App Name>/web
docker push registry.heroku.com/<Heroku App Name>/web
heroku container:release -a <Heroku App Name> web

On Apple M1 Chipset

Please make sure you change Docker's default architecture to linux/amd64 by running the following command before executing the aforementioned steps

export DOCKER_DEFAULT_PLATFORM=linux/amd64

More details here.

Using GitHub

Fork the nocodb-seed-heroku repository to your GitHub account. Login to Heroku, go to your NocoDB app, and head to the "Deploy" tab. Select "GitHub" in the "Deployment method" section.

In the "Connect to GitHub" section, search for your forked nocodb-seed-heroku repo. Connect to it:


In the "Automatic deploys" section, select "Enable Automatic Deploys":


Head back to your forked nocodb-seed-heroku repo on your GitHub account. Edit one of your files and make a simple modification (example, add some random characters to the readme.md) and commit the change directly to the main branch.

This will trigger the Heroku deployment. Your app should now be updated to the latest release of NocoDB.