You can install Tarantool 1.8 (Beta) from a Snappy package:
$ snap install tarantool --channel=beta
Snaps are universal Linux packages which can be installed across a range of Linux distributions.
Snappy package manager is already pre-installed on Ubuntu Xenial
and newer. For other distros, you may need to install
See http://snapcraft.io/ for detailed instructions.
Note: initialization scripts,
systemd units and
tarantoolctl utility are not included in Snappy packages.