QuestDB is distributed via Homebrew for macOS users.
Follow the steps below to install and uninstall QuestDB:
By default, QuestDB's root directory will be the following:
|start||Starts the service. Default service name is |
|stop||Stops the service|
|status||Shows service status. This command is useful for troubleshooting problems with the service. It prints |
start - starts the QuestDB service.
QuestDB will start and run in the background and continue running even if you close the session. You will need to actively stop it.
-d- specify QuestDB's
-f- force reload the Web Console. The Web Console is cached otherwise and the HTML page will not be reloaded automatically in case it has been changed.
-t- specify a service tag. You can use this option to run several services and administer them separately.
stop - stops the default
questdb service, or the service specified with the
status shows service status. This command is useful for troubleshooting
problems with the service. It prints
Not running if the service
is start or stopped respectively. On *nix operating systems, it also prints the