This is a beta release of documentation for Magento 2.4, published for previewing soon-to-be-released functionality. Content in this version is subject to change. Links to the v2.4 code base may not properly resolve until the code is officially released.
You must install Elasticsearch before installing Magento Commerce or Magento Open Source 2.4.0. See Elasticsearch for details.
The following topics discuss how to install optional sample data after you have already installed the Magento software. There is one additional step compared to pre-installation, which is to update the Magento database schema and data.