Mesos runs on Linux and Mac OS X. A single machine Mesos setup is the simplest way of trying out Mesos, so we'll go through it first. Currently, Mesos does not provide binary packages for different operating systems, and we need to compile it from the source. There are binary packages available by community.
Homebrew is a Linux-style package manager for Mac. Homebrew provides a formula for Mesos and compiles it locally. We need to perform the following steps to install Mesos on Mac:
JAVA_HOMEis set correctly.