# Quickstart

This quickstart walks you through:

1. Setting up a TigerGraph schema and loading data to a TigerGraph instance.

2. Running an instance of TigerGraph GraphQL service and connecting to the graph in the TigerGraph instance.

3. Running GraphQL queries against the service.

4. (Optional) Running a web application built on top of the service

You can view the walk-through in video format:

1. Start up a TigerGraph instance, either locally or on TigerGraph Cloud.

2. Navigate to the GraphStudio homepage and click . Select the `.tar.gz` file you downloaded in the previous step/.

3. In the upper left corner of the GraphStudio Home page, click   DemoGraph to switch to the demo graph.

4. On the left-side navigation, click , which should no longer be grayed out after switching out of global view.

5. Click the button and upload all the `.csv` files from the decompressed data folder.

## 3. Start TigerGraph GraphQL Service

1. Decompress the tarball, and there will be a binary named `tigergraphql`.