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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.


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

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: 2016-09-05