This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install Couchbase Community Edition on macOS using Homebrew. Couchbase Server is a packaged version of Couchbase’s open source software technology and is available in a Community Edition.
What is Couchbase?
“Couchbase Server, originally known as Membase, is an open-source, distributed (shared-nothing architecture) multi-model NoSQL document-oriented database software package that is optimized for interactive applications. These applications may serve many concurrent users by creating, storing, retrieving, aggregating, manipulating and presenting data. It is designed to be clustered from a single machine to very large-scale deployments spanning many machines.” ~ 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.
This section provide a quick set of commands on how to install Couchbase Community Edition on macOS using Homebrew. It is assumed that Homebrew is already installed.
$ brew update
$ brew tap caskroom/cask
$ brew search couchbase-server-community
$ brew cask info couchbase-server-community
$ brew cask install couchbase-server-community
$ brew cleanup
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Couchbase Community Edition on macOS making use of Homebrew. Follow me on any of the different social media platforms and feel free to leave comments.