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The following table shows the hardware requirements for SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x.

The BMC Analytics for BSM product has no additional hardware requirements.

Hardware requirements for SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x

Platform

Requirements

Microsoft Windows

Minimum Server Hardware Requirements

For Evaluation:

  • CPU Performance of at least 8000 SAPS
  • 16 GB RAM minimum

For Deployment:

 Minimum Client Hardware Requirements

  • Dual Core CPU
  • 2 GB RAM

Recommended Disk Space Requirements

  • SAP BusinessObjects BI (client installer):
    • 3.5 GB for default installation with English language only installed
    • 7.5 GB for default installation with all languages installed
  • SAP BusinessObjects BI (server installer):
    • 11 GB for default installation with English language only installed
    • 14 GB for default installation with all languages installed

IBM AIX

Minimum Server Hardware Requirements

For Evaluation:

  • CPU Performance of at least 8000 SAPS
  • 16 GB RAM minimum

For Deployment:

Recommended Disk Space Requirements

  • SAP BusinessObjects BI (server installer):
    • 13 GB for default installation with English language only installed
    • 15 GB for default installation with all languages installed

Minimum OS Patch Requirements

  • Required AIX 6.1 operating system install plus:
    • Technology Level 5
    • IBM C++ Runtime Environment Components for AIX => xIC.aix61.rte 10.1.0.3
  • Required AIX 7.1 operating system install plus:
    • Technology Level 1 SP 2
    • IBM C++ Runtime Environment Components for AIX => xIC.aix61.rte 11.1.0.2
  • All OS Versions:
    Higher patches beyond the specified minimum patch level may be used.

Oracle Solaris

Minimum Server Hardware Requirements

For Evaluation:

  • CPU Performance of at least 8000 SAPS
  • 16 GB RAM minimum

For Deployment:

Recommended Disk Space Requirements

  • SAP BusinessObjects BI (server installer):
    • 13 GB for default installation with English language only installed
    • 15 GB for default installation with all languages installed

Minimum OS Patch Requirements

For Solaris 10

  • Required Solaris 10 operating system install (Solaris 10 8/2007 Release)
  • No additional components required

For Solaris 11

  • Required Solaris 11 operating system install (Solaris 11 11/2011 Release)
  • Please refer to the BI platform install guide for the list of packages for Solaris 11

Linux

Minimum Server Hardware Requirements

For Evaluation:

  • CPU Performance of at least 8000 SAPS
  • For single user, 16 GB RAM minimum

For Deployment:

Note

 Compiled binaries of SAP BusinessObjects BI software is supported on versions of the Linux operating system running on CPUs made by AMD or Intel

Recommended Disk Space Requirements

  • SAP BusinessObjects BI (server installer):
    • 14 GB for default installation with English language only installed
    • 16 GB for default installation with all languages installed

Minimum OS Patch Requirements

Minimum Patch Level for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

  • Required SLES 11 RTM install
  • No additional components required

Minimum Patch Level for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

  • Required Red Hat 5 operating system install
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Update 3

Minimum Patch Level for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

  • Required Red Hat 6 operating system install
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Update 2
  • Required components for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6:
    • glibc-2.12-1.7-el6.i686
    • libstdc++-4.4.4-13.el6.i686

Note

 For all OS versions, higher patches beyond the specified minimum patch level may be used.

For more information, see the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence documentation.

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