This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install MySQL on macOS using Homebrew. MySQL is an open source relational database management system.
What is MySQL?
“MySQL is an open source relational database management system (RDBMS). MySQL is offered under two different editions: the open source MySQL Community Server and the proprietary Enterprise Server. MySQL Enterprise Server is differentiated by a series of proprietary extensions which install as server plugins, but otherwise shares the version numbering system and is built from the same code base.” ~ 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 MySQL on macOS using Homebrew.
$ brew install mysql
This section provides a quick set of commands on how to install MySQL on macOS using Homebrew. It is assumed that Homebrew is already installed. If not, please follow this link.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed MySQL on macOS making use of Homebrew. Follow me on any of the different social media platforms and feel free to leave comments.