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BoosterBooster is a thin XQuery wrapper around the methods in MarkLogic Server's admin API. It aims to provide automation-friendly access to MarkLogic administrative tasks, using HTTP requests and tools like curl. It's a building block for automated provisioning, targeted at system administration and QA automation.

Booster allows you to make HTTP requests that map to MarkLogic administration actions like creating a user, creating a database, attaching a forest to a database, and so on. The action and related parameters are passed as querystring parameters.

Here's a quick example:

For more information, see the README


  • The booster project has moved to github -