System requirements for IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook Version 8.9

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This document provides details of the system requirements for IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook Version 8.9.

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System requirements

Prerequisite software

Multicultural support

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Supported Supported
Δ Added or changed information since the last release, modification, or fix pack. This mark in the far left column indicates new or changed information in the row.
x86 Systems with processors that support the x86 instruction set.
x86-64 Systems with processors that support the x86-64 instruction set.

Hardware requirements

These are the minimum desktop hardware requirements for Analyst's Notebook:

  • 1.4 GHz processor computer
  • 512 MB RAM

For better performance, and for running a combination of IBM i2 products, a higher specification is recommended:

  • At least 2 GHz processor computer
  • At least 2 GB RAM

Operating systems

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook supports the following desktop operating systems.

Operating system x86 x86-64 POWER Notes
Δ Windows 8.1 Professional/Enterprise Supported on x86 Supported on x86-64
Windows 8 Professional/Enterprise Supported on x86 Supported on x86-64
Windows 7 Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate Supported on x86 Supported on x86-64
Microsoft Vista Business/Enterprise/Ultimate Supported on x86 Supported on x86-64

SP1 or later

Δ Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Note: Microsoft Windows XP Professional support will cease as of the next release of IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook

Supported on x86 Supported on x86-64

SP3 or later for x86.

SP2 or later for x86-64

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook supports the following server operating systems offering thin client environments.

Operating system x86 x86-64 POWER Notes
Δ Microsoft Windows Server Essentials 2012 Supported on x86-64

Terminal Services enabled

Δ Microsoft Windows Server Essentials/Enterprise/Datacenter 2012 R2 Supported on x86-64

Terminal Services enabled

Microsoft Windows Server Standard/Datacenter 2012 Supported on x86-64

Terminal Services enabled

Microsoft Windows Server Standard/Enterprise 2008 R2 Supported on x86 Supported on x86-64

Terminal Services enabled

Microsoft Windows Server Standard/Enterprise 2008 Supported on x86 Supported on x86-64

Terminal Services enabled

Microsoft Windows Server Standard/Enterprise 2003 SP2 or later Supported on x86 Supported on x86-64

Terminal Services enabled

Microsoft Windows Server Standard/Enterprise 2003 R2 or later Supported on x86 Supported on x86-64

Terminal Services enabled

Note: All server operating systems are also supported with Citrix MetaFrame Presentation/Xen App Server 4.0 or later.

Virtualization support

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook is supported on hardware virtualization environments running any of the operating systems listed above. When you are running in a virtual environment, if you have any issues that can be replicated by IBM in a supported operating system, these will be addressed using the standard IBM support policy.

Disk space

The minimum disk space required to install IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook is 500 MB, plus 1 GB of temporary space.

The disk space requirements for running the system can vary and depend on the number of i2 products to be installed.

The following disk space requirements are suggested for an average use case:
At least 1 GB free disk space for installation, plus space to store chart data (this does not include disk space required for the prerequisites).

Software requirements

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook requires the following software prerequisites:

Prerequisite software Notes
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 The version of .NET you require will depend on the operating system you are running.
Microsoft Windows Installer 4.5 If the installation system is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
A PDF viewer The documentation provided with IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook is in Adobe PDF format.
Google Earth 5.0 or later. IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook can map items to Google Earth 5.0 or later. Google Earth is not currently supported on Terminal Service-enabled server environments. Note that in this environment only one user at a time can use Google Earth.
Δ Microsoft Office IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook can work with documents created by the following versions of Microsoft Office:
  • Office 2000 (all editions)
  • Office XP (all editions)
  • Office 2003 (all editions)
  • Office 2007 (all editions)
  • Office 2010 (64-bit versions are not supported)
  • Office 2013 (64-bit versions are not supported)

Note: Microsoft removed mainstream support for Office 2000 on 30 June 2004, and for Office XP on 11 July 2006. Customers are encouraged to prepare and start their upgrade plans as soon as possible.

Microsoft Excel Importing data from a spreadsheet that has the format .xslx requires Microsoft Excel 2007 or later, or its equivalent compatibility pack to be installed.
Microsoft PowerPoint When exporting Snapshots to PowerPoint, requires Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 or later, or its equivalent compatibility pack.

Multicultural support

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook is developed in US English. IBM supports this product in the English language on the following regional versions of the supported operating systems:

Language group/Language Language collection Support status
Western Europe and USA Basic Supported
Central Europe Basic Supported
Baltic Basic Supported
Cyrillic Basic Supported
Turkic Basic Supported
Arabic Complex script Supported
Japanese East Asian Supported
Korean East Asian Supported
Traditional Chinese East Asian Supported
Simplified Chinese East Asian Supported
Thai Complex script Unsupported
Vietnamese Complex script Unsupported
Greek Basic Unsupported
Hebrew Complex script Unsupported
Indic Complex script Unsupported
Georgian Complex script Unsupported
Armenian Complex script Unsupported
Dhivehi Complex script Unsupported
Galician Basic Unsupported
Gujarati Complex script Unsupported
Kannada Complex script Unsupported
Krygyz Basic Unsupported
Mongolian (Cyrillic) Basic Unsupported
Punjabi Complex script Unsupported
Syriac Complex script Unsupported
Telgu Complex script Unsupported

Change history
History Date Change
Release January 2014 Created for IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook
Updated August 2014 Updated supported platforms

System requirements

Prerequisite software

Multicultural support


Legend
Icon Description
Supported Supported
Δ Added or changed information since the last release, modification, or fix pack. This mark in the far left column indicates new or changed information in the row.
x86 Systems with processors that support the x86 instruction set.
x86-64 Systems with processors that support the x86-64 instruction set.

Hardware requirements

These are the minimum desktop hardware requirements for Analyst's Notebook:

  • 1.4 GHz processor computer
  • 512 MB RAM

For better performance, and for running a combination of IBM i2 products, a higher specification can improve performance:

  • At least 2 GHz processor computer
  • At least 2 GB RAM

Operating systems

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook supports the following desktop operating systems.

Operating system x86 x86-64 POWER Notes
Windows 7 Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate Supported on x86 Supported on x86-64
Microsoft Vista Business/Enterprise/Ultimate Supported on x86 Supported on x86-64

SP1 or later

Microsoft XP Professional Supported on x86 Supported on x86-64

SP3 or later for x86

SP2 or later for x86-64

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook supports the following server operating systems offering thin client environments.

Operating system x86 x86-64 POWER Notes
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Supported on x86-64

Terminal Services enabled

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Supported on x86-64 Supported on x86-64

Terminal Services enabled

Microsoft Windows Server Standard/Enterprise 2003 SP2 or later Supported on x86 Supported on x86 Terminal Services enabled
Microsoft Windows Server Standard/Enterprise 2003 R2 or later Supported on x86 Supported on x86-64 Terminal Services enabled

Note: All server operating systems are also supported with Citrix MetaFrame Presentation/Xen App Server 4.0 or later.

Virtualization support

IBM i2 iBase Intellishare is supported on virtual machine environments running on any of the operating systems listed above. When you are running in a virtual environment, if you have any issues that can be replicated by IBM in a supported operating system, these will be addressed using the standard IBM support policy.

Disk space

The minimum disk space required to install IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook is 500 MB, plus 1 GB of temporary space.

The disk space requirements for running the system can vary and depend on the number of i2 products to be installed.

The following disk space requirements are suggested for an average use case:
At least 1 GB free disk space for installation, plus space to store chart data (this does not include disk space required for the prerequisites).

Software requirements

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook requires the following software prerequisites:

Prerequisite software Notes
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP1 or .NET Framework 3.5 The version of .NET you require will depend on the operating system you are running. These versions are included with the product.
Microsoft Windows Installer 4.5 If the installation system is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
A PDF viewer The documentation provided with IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook is in Adobe PDF format.
Google Earth 5.0 or later. IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook can map items to Google Earth 5.0 or later. Google Earth is not currently supported on Terminal Service-enabled server environments. Note that in this environment only one user at a time can use Google Earth.
Microsoft Office IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook can work with documents created by the following versions of Microsoft Office: Office 2000 (all editions), Office XP (all editions), Office 2003 (all editions), Office 2003 (all editions), Office 2007 (all editions) and Office 2010 (all editions). Note: Microsoft removed mainstream support for Office 2000 on 30 June 2004, and for Office XP on 11 July 2006. Customers are encouraged to prepare and execute their upgrade plans as soon as possible.

Multicultural support

IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook is developed in US English. IBM supports this product in the English language on the following regional versions of the supported operating systems:

Language group/Language Language collection Support status
Western Europe and USA Basic Supported
Central Europe Basic Supported
Baltic Basic Supported
Cyrillic Basic Supported
Turkic Basic Supported
Arabic Complex script Supported
Japanese East Asian Supported
Korean East Asian Supported
Traditional Chinese East Asian Supported
Simplified Chinese East Asian Supported
Thai Complex script Unsupported
Vietnamese Complex script Unsupported
Greek Basic Unsupported
Hebrew Complex script Unsupported
Indic Complex script Unsupported
Georgian Complex script Unsupported
Armenian Complex script Unsupported
Dhivehi Complex script Unsupported
Galician Complex script Unsupported
Gujarati Complex script Unsupported
Kannada Complex script Unsupported
Krygyz Complex script Unsupported
Mongolian (Cyrillic) Complex script Unsupported
Punjabi Complex script Unsupported
Syriac Complex script Unsupported
Telgu Complex script Unsupported

Change history
History Date Change
Release November 2012 Created for IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook


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More support for:

i2 Analyst's Notebook

Software version:

8.9.5, 8.9.7

Operating system(s):

Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

7036078

Modified date:

2014-08-22

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