1 Hardware and Software Requirements

Describes the hardware and software requirements of Oracle Communications Data Model:

Before you install Oracle Communications Data Model, you must verify that all hardware and software requirements are met.

Supported Platforms for Oracle Database 12.1

Oracle Communications Data Model is supported on the following platforms with Oracle Database 12.1. For each platform, the given operating system version or later versions are required:

  • HP-UX Itanium 11.31

  • Linux x86-64

    • Oracle Linux 5

    • Oracle Linux 6

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

    • Linux x86-64 SLES 11

  • Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)

    • Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit) 10 Update 10+

    • Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit) 11 Update 7.5+

  • Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

    • Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit) 10 Update 10+

    • Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit) 11 Update 7.5+

  • IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

    • AIX 6.1 64-bit kernel

    • AIX 7.1 64-bit kernel

  • IBM: Linux on System z

    • Linux on System z SLES 11

    • Linux on System z Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

    • Linux on System z Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Hardware Requirements

Specifies the minimum hardware requirements for Oracle Communications Data Model.

The Oracle Database installation guide for your platform includes procedures for checking that your installation meets the hardware and operating system requirements for Oracle Database.

Additionally, for a complete installation of Oracle Communications Data Model, the minimum hardware requirement is disk space of at least 10 GB.

The minimum hardware requirement for Oracle Communications Data Model Sample Reports installation is disk space of at least 25 GB.

Software Requirements

Specifies the minimum software requirements for Oracle Communications Data Model.

The minimum software requirements for Oracle Communications Data Model are as follows:

Note:

The recommended patches and software versions are accurate as of product release. For the latest recommendations for database supported platforms, see https://support.oracle.com/.

Oracle Database Requirements

Specifies Oracle Database requirements for Oracle Communications Data Model installation.

Oracle Communications Data Model installation requires one of the following Oracle Database releases:

  • Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1) Enterprise Edition (12.1.0.1 or later)

  • Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Enterprise Edition (11.2.0.3 or later)

Installation of the Oracle Communications Data Model component requires the following database options:

  • Oracle Partitioning

  • Oracle Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)

  • Oracle Data Mining (for Oracle Database 12c Release 1 Oracle Advanced Analytics option)

Tip:

To confirm that you have Oracle Data Mining and OLAP options installed, follow the instructions outlined in "Confirming that Oracle Data Mining and OLAP Options are Installed".

Note:

When you install Oracle Database ensure that the database character set is Unicode (AL32UTF8) to support multilanguage installations; Oracle Communications Data Model supports the installation of English and nine other languages.

After you download and install the database, upgrade to the latest patch. Patches are available from My Oracle Support at the following location:

http://support.oracle.com

Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition

Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition 11g (11.1.1.7 or later). This is optional for installing Oracle Communications Data Model and the reports, but is required to view and use the reports.

You must install Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition to view and to use the Oracle Communications Data Model reports (Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition is not required for the installation of the Oracle Communications Data Model component and the installation of Oracle Communications Data Model Reports is valid without Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition installed).

Oracle Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition 11.1.1.7 can be downloaded from the "Oracle Business Intelligence 11g downloads" link on Oracle Technology Network at:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/middleware/bi-enterprise-edition/downloads/index.html

Installation instructions are included in the documentation.