System requirements for IBM Data Studio Version 2.2.x (stand-alone package)

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Abstract

This document describes the system requirements for IBM® Data Studio Version 2.2.x (stand-alone package).

Content

Ensure that your computer meets the system requirements before you install IBM Data Studio Version 2.2.x (stand-alone package).


Hardware requirements

Component Requirement
Memory Minimum of 1.5 GB RAM
Disk space A minimum of 500 MB of disk space is required for product package installation. Additional disk space is required for the resources that you develop.
Display 1024 x 768 display minimum using 256
Colors (or higher for best results)
Other hardware MicrosoftR mouse or compatible
pointing device


Software requirements

The product supports the following operating systems:

Linux
Operating system Hardware Comments
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 4.0 x86-32
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5.0 x86-32
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5.0 x86-64 Product runs in 32-bit mode.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0
  • Desktop Edition
  • Workstation Edition
x86-32 Supported in version 2.2.1 or later.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0
  • Desktop Edition
  • Workstation Edition
x86-64 Supported in version 2.2.1 or later.
Product runs in 32-bit mode.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 4.0
  • AS Edition
  • ES Edition
x86-32
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 4.0
  • AS Edition
  • ES Edition
x86-64 Product runs in 32-bit mode.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5.0
  • Advanced Platform Edition
  • Server Edition
x86-32
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5.0
  • Advanced Platform Edition
  • Server Edition
x86-64 Product runs in 32-bit mode.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 x86-64 Supported in version 2.2.1 or later.
Product runs in 32-bit mode.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 x86-32
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 x86-64 Supported in version 2.2.1 or later.
Product runs in 32-bit mode.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 x86-32 Supported in version 2.2.1.1.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 x86-64 Supported in version 2.2.1.1.
Product runs in 32-bit mode.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9.0 x86-32
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9.0 x86-64 Product runs in 32-bit mode.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 x86-32
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 x86-64 Product runs in 32-bit mode.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 x86-64 Supported in version 2.2.1.1.
Product runs in 32-bit mode.

Windows
Operating system Hardware Comments
Microsoft Windows XP Professional (SP2) x86-32 Supported in version 2.2.0.2 and earlier.
Microsoft Windows XP Professional (SP2) x86-64 Product runs in 32-bit mode.
Microsoft Windows XP Professional (SP3) x86-32 Supported in version 2.2.1 or later.
Microsoft Windows XP Professional USGCB x86-32
Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Business Edition
  • Enterprise Edition
  • Ultimate Edition
x86-32
Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Business Edition
  • Enterprise Edition
  • Ultimate Edition
x86-64 Product runs in 32-bit mode.
Microsoft Windows Vista USGCB x86-32
Microsoft Windows 7
  • Enterprise Edition
  • Professional Edition
  • Ultimate Edition
x86-32 Supported in version 2.2.0.2 or later.

Requires Installation Manager 1.3.2 or later.
Microsoft Windows 7
  • Enterprise Edition
  • Professional Edition
  • Ultimate Edition
x86-64 Product runs in 32-bit mode.

Supported in version 2.2.0.2 or later.

Requires Installation Manager 1.3.2 or later.
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Standard Edition (SP1)
  • Enterprise Edition (SP1)
  • Datacenter Edition (SP1)
x86-32
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Standard Edition (SP1)
  • Enterprise Edition (SP1)
  • Datacenter Edition (SP1)
x86-64 Product runs in 32-bit mode.
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Standard Edition
  • Enterprise Edition
  • Datacenter Edition
x86-32
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Standard Edition
  • Enterprise Edition
  • Datacenter Edition
x86-64 Product runs in 32-bit mode.
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (SP2)
  • Standard Edition
  • Enterprise Edition
  • Datacenter Edition
x86-32 Supported in version 2.2.0.2 or later.
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (SP2)
  • Standard Edition
  • Enterprise Edition
  • Datacenter Edition
x86-64 Product runs in 32-bit mode.

Supported in version 2.2.0.2 or later.
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP2)
  • Standard Edition
  • Enterprise Edition
  • Datacenter Edition
x86-64 Product runs in 32-bit mode.

Supported in version 2.2.0.2 or later.


Supported data sources

The product supports the following data sources:

Database Version Comments
DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows 9.1
9.5
9.7*
9.8* Supported in version 2.2.1 or later.
Product runs in toleration mode.
DB2 for iSeries V5R3 Supported in version 2.2.0.1 and earlier.
V5R4
DB2 for z/OS 8.1
9.1*
10.1* Supported in version 2.2.1 or later.
Product runs in toleration mode.
IBM Informix Dynamic Server 10.0
11.1
11.5
11.7 Supported in version 2.2.1.1.

Note: *The database catalog filter in IBM Data Studio Version 2.2.1.1 supports only DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Version 9.7 and later and DB2 for z/OS Version 9.1 and later.

DB2 administration tasks are supported for the same data sources that are supported in Optim Database Administrator. For a list of those data sources, see the Optim Database Administrator system requirements.

Query tuning tasks are supported for the same data sources that are supported in Optim Query Tuner client. For a list of those data sources, see the Optim Query Tuner system requirements.


Hosted development environments

IBM Data Studio, Version 2.2.x supports the following hosted development environments:

Software Version Comments
Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 Supported in version 2.2.1.1.
Citrix XenApp 5 Supported in version 2.2.1.1.


Additional setup for running the installation program

You might need to complete some additional setup steps before you run the installation program.

  1. Ensure that a JRE at level 1.6 or higher is installed and the PATH environment variable is configured.

    To use the bundled JRE:

    1. After you download the product, extract the compressed files to a directory, for example:
      Windows:
      C:\temp\install.exe
      Linux:
      /root/temp/install.bin
    2. Configure the following environment variables:
      On Windows:
      set JAVA_HOME=C:\temp\eclipse\jre
      set PATH=C:\temp\eclipse\jre\bin;%PATH%
      On Linux:
      export JAVA_HOME=/root/temp/eclipse/jre
      export PATH=/root/temp/eclipse/jre/bin:$PATH
  2. On Linux operating systems, run the following command before you run installation executable file:

    chmod +x ibm_data_studio_standalone_linux.bin

    If '.' is not in your path you should use:
    ./ibm_data_studio_standalone_linux.bin

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Document information


More support for:

IBM Data Studio

Software version:

2.2, 2.2.0.1, 2.2.0.2, 2.2.1, 2.2.1.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

7016061

Modified date:

2011-10-06

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