Preventive Service Planning
This document lists the hardware, software, disk space, and memory that are required to install the client components for DB2 Warehouse 9.5.
Ensure that your computer meets the following requirements before you install the client components of DB2® Warehouse.
Hardware and software
|Operating system||Minimum prerequisites||Number of bits||Hardware|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux® V4||Update 4||32||A Pentium® or Pentium-compatible (x86) CPU is required.|
|SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 (SLES 9)||Service Pack 3||32||A Pentium or Pentium-compatible (x86) CPU is required.|
|Windows® XP Professional Edition||Service Pack 2||32||A Pentium or Pentium-compatible (x86) CPU is required.|
|Windows Vista Business, Enterprise and Ultimate Editions||n/a||32.||A Pentium or Pentium-compatible (x86) CPU is required.|
For each copy of DB2 Warehouse you install on a computer, make sure that you have enough disk space to run the installation program and then run DB2 Warehouse. Additionally, Passport Advantage® customers need extra disk space to store the downloadable installation images.
- Temporary space for installable download images (Passport Advantage only)
Before installing DB2 Warehouse, Passport Advantage customers must download the installation images to the target computer. These images contain the installation executable files for the DB2 Warehouse components you are installing. This space is different from the space needed to run the installation program.
Approximately 1.5 GB of temporary disk space is recommended to store the installation images. If you install the documentation, you need another 1.5 GB.
- Temporary space for running the installation program
Approximately 500 MB of disk space is recommended to run the installation program.
- Permanent space for the installed components
Approximately 2.0 GB of disk space is recommended for the installed product.
- Memory for installing the product
A minimum of 1 GB of memory is recommended to install the client applications.
- Memory for running the product
A minimum of 512 MB of memory is recommended to run the clients applications.