This guide shows how to use Homebrew to install and start QuestDB. This is a quick guide. For more reference, please refer to our Homebrew reference
If you already have homebrew installed, you can skip this part.
To install Homebrew, run the following.
/bin/bash -c \ "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install.sh)"
The below will install the
brew install questdb
Run the below to start the QuestDB service. The service will run in the background.
This service will create the default
root directory in
/usr/local/var/questdb/. For a reference of startup options,
please refer to our Homebrew reference.
QuestDB will start and run in the background and continue running even if you close the session. You will need to actively stop it.
You can use the following to get the status of the QuestDB service.
Here are some guides to get started using the QuestDB service. These will show you how to import data and run queries
To stop the QuestDB service, simply run the following.
To Uninstall the QuestDB service, run