How to install ArangoDB on macOS using Homebrew

This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install ArangoDB on macOS using Homebrew. ArangoDB is a native multi-model database system developed by ArangoDB Inc.

What is ArangoDB?

“ArangoDB is a native multi-model database system developed by ArangoDB Inc. The database system supports three data models (key/value, documents, graphs) with one database core and a unified query language AQL (ArangoDB Query Language). The query language is declarative and allows the combination of different data access patterns in a single query. ArangoDB is a NoSQL database system but AQL is similar in many ways to SQL.” ~ Wikipedia

What is Homebrew?

Homebrew is a free and open-source software package management system that simplifies the installation of software on Apple’s macOS operating system. It is known as the missing package manager for macOS.

Quick Commands

The following is the single command required to install ArangoDB on macOS using Homebrew.

$ brew install arangodb 

Brew Commands

This section provide a quick set of commands on how to install ArangoDB on macOS using Homebrew. It is assumed that Homebrew is already installed. If not, please follow this link.

$ brew update             # Fetch latest version of homebrew and formula.
$ brew search arangodb    # Searches all known formulae for a partial or exact match.
$ brew info arangodb      # Displays information about the given formulae.
$ brew install arangodb   # Install the given formulae.
$ brew cleanup            # Remove any older versions from the cellar.

Related Post

After you have installed ArangoDB on macOS, you should also read how to start ArangoDB on macOS.

Summary

Congratulations! You have successfully installed ArangoDB on macOS making use of Homebrew. Follow me on any of the different social media platforms and feel free to leave comments.

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