The title pretty much says it all. OrientDB has an official image which as of this writing was updated 4 days ago, so why make work for yourself?

docker pull orientdb
docker run -d --name orientdb -p 2424:2424 -p 2480:2480 -e ORIENTDB_ROOT_PASSWORD=rootpwd orientdb

How hard is that? Details can be found at, and of course at

Details on setting up Docker on your Mac (or Linux, or Windows), can be found at

For a lot of tools like this, Docker just seems the easier and better solution.