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How to Install DBeaver Enterprise Edition on macOS using Homebrew

This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install DBeaver Enterprise Edition on macOS using Homebrew.

What is DBeaver?

“DBeaver is an SQL client and a database administration tool. For relational databases it uses JDBC API to interact with databases via a JDBC driver. For other databases (NoSQL) it uses proprietary database drivers. It provides an editor that supports code completion and syntax highlighting. Enterprise Edition has support of NoSQL databases, persistent query manager and a few other enterprise-level features. The EE version is not open-source and requires the purchase of a license (a trial license can be generated free of charge).” ~ 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 DBeaver Enterprise Edition on macOS using Homebrew.

$ brew cask install dbeaver-enterprise

Brew Commands

This section provides a quick set of commands on how to install DBeaver Enterprise Edition 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 tap caskroom/cask                # Tap the Caskroom/Cask repository from Github using HTTPS.
$ brew search dbeaver-enterprise        # Searches all known Casks for a partial or exact match.
$ brew cask info dbeaver-enterprise     # Displays information about the given Cask
$ brew cask install dbeaver-enterprise  # Install the given cask.
$ brew cleanup                          # For all installed or specific formulae, remove any older versions from the cellar.


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