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Lucid KV

About Lucid KV

High performance and distributed KV store w/ REST API. πŸ¦€


Lucid is a high performance, secure and distributed key-value store accessible through an HTTP API, that is built around a modular configuration to enable features on the fly, like persistence, encryption SSE, compression, replication, and more.

Read the complete Medium article β†’

Getting Started

Get the latest binary from the releases page and run these commands:

$ ./lucid init
$ ./lucid server

Docker Deployment

Or run a node with Docker, but you need to create a lucid.yml file locally before.

$ docker pull lucidkv/lucid
$ docker run -p 7020:7020 -v lucid.yml:/etc/lucid/lucid.yml lucidkv/lucid

A demonstration node is accessible at or deploy your own:


You can quickly start here or get the complete documentation at

Works in Progress

You can take a look at the roadmap here, we are working on the implementation of persistence and encryption.

Command Line Interface

You can take a look at the Lucid command line at

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A Fast, Secure and Distributed KV store with an HTTP API.
Written in Rust, Fork us on GitHub (

    -h, --help         Prints help information
        --no-banner    Disable showing the banner on start
    -V, --version      Prints version information

    -c, --config <config>    Specify the Lucid configuration file

    help        Prints this message or the help of the given subcommand(s)
    init        Initialize Lucid and generate configuration file
    server      Run a new Lucid server instance
    settings    Manage the Lucid configuration file

Web Interface (UI)

Lucid wants to propose a Web UI to manage data, issue tokens, organize nodes and configure instances.

Development Credits

Lucid is developed by @thisisclint21, @Slals, @CephalonRho, @rigwild and published under the MIT License.

Name / Nickname Twitter Role
clint21.eth ⚑️ @thisisclint21 Lucid Founder
CephalonRho @cephalonrho Core Development
Jonathan Serra @_blocs Core Development
Rigwild @rigwild_ Web UI Development

Contribute to Lucid

See for best practices and instructions on setting up your development environment to work on Lucid.