Homebrew is great for downloading and installing packages but even better for managing local databases for development. The interface is known as Homebrew Services.
If you have not installed Homebrew yet, please read this first.
tap command allows Homebrew to tap into another repository of formulae helping expand your options of installable software.
brew tap homebrew/services
List available services
brew services list
This screenshot reveals that three of my brew packages
mysql are actively running using brew services.
Stop, start or restart a service
Start, stop or restart a database.
brew services [start, stop, restart] [name of package]
Uninstall a service
brew uninstall [name of package]
brew cleanup --force
brew services cleanup