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SQL/R A.03.00 Installation

This document covers the installation of SQL/R A.03.00 and/or update from a previous SQL/R release.

Supported platforms

SQL/R is available for HP 9000 and HP Integrity servers:

  • PA-RISC based systems: HP-UX 11iv1 (11.11) or later is required.
  • Itanium based systems: HP-UX 11iv2 (11.23) or later is required.

SQL/R is available as an RPM package for the IA32 (i686), AMD64/EM64T (x86_64) and IA64 (Itanium) architecture.

SQL/R is available for 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) systems:

  • Windows XP, Server 2003 or later is required.

Installation directory

SQL/R A.03.00 replaces a previous SQL/R installation.

HP-UX and Linux
The SQL/R A.03.00 software is installed to the "/opt/sqlr2/" directory.

An existing installation of a previous SQL/R release is updated or replaced when installing SQL/R A.03.00. The installation procedure retains the configuration of a previous SQL/R release.

By default, SQL/R A.03.00 is installed to the "Marxmeier\sqlr2" directory below "Program Files". On 64-bit Windows, SQL/R is installed below "Program Files (x86)". Product specific files are no longer installed into the Windows system32 directory.

The SQL/R A.03.00 installation program automatically upgrades any previous SQL/R software (see upgrade note in the Windows installation instructions for details).

License keys

SQL/R A.03.00 requires a license key version A.03.00 or above. For a new SQL/R installation or when upgrading from a previous SQL/R version a new license key must be obtained to use the SQL/R server components.

Please refer to SQL/R A.03.00 License Key documentation for additional details.

Obtaining SQL/R

The SQL/R A.03.00 release is available for download from the web site:

Please check the SQL/R web site for any updates and recommended patches.

Installing SQL/R

SQL/R installation follows the conventions of the respective platform. For a detailed description, please refer to the following platform specific installation instructions.

The HP-UX installation instructions provide information on supported HP-UX releases, required HP-UX patches and system prerequisites.

Linux installation instructions provide information on supported Linux releases, system prerequisites and installation along with distribution specific notes.

Windows installation instructions provide information on supported Windows versions, system prerequisites and installation along with platform specific notes.

Configuring SQL/R

The A.03.00 SQL/R configuration document provides detailed information on configuration directory and file names, config templates, and config settings.