rethinkdb Getting started with rethinkdb Installation on OS X


Using Homebrew

Prerequisites: Make sure you're on OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or above, and have Homebrew installed.

Run the following in your terminal:

brew update && brew install rethinkdb

Compile from source

Building RethinkDB from source requires OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or greater. Xcode is required to build from source.

Get the source code

Download and extract the archive:

tar xf rethinkdb-2.3.4.tgz

Build RethinkDB

Kick off the build process:

cd rethinkdb-2.3
./configure --allow-fetch --fetch openssl

You will find the rethinkdb binary in the build/release/ subfolder.