This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install DBeaver Community 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. Community Edition (CE) is the initial version of DBeaver and support relational databases.” ~ 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.
The following is the single command required to install DBeaver Community Edition on macOS using Homebrew.
$ brew install --cask dbeaver-community
This section provides a quick set of commands on how to install DBeaver Community 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 homebrew/cask # Tap the Homebrew/Cask repository from Github using HTTPS. $ brew search dbeaver-community # Searches all known Casks for a partial or exact match. $ brew info --cask dbeaver-community # Displays information about the given Cask $ brew install --cask dbeaver-community # 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 Community Edition on macOS making use of Homebrew. Follow me on any of the different social media platforms and feel free to leave comments.