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Introduction

Overview

Provides an introduction to the process.

This section explains how to install Business Analytics (BA) Server and configure it to use the BA Repository database of your choice. The BA Repository contains solution content, scheduling, and audit tables needed for the BA Server to operate. You can house the BA Repository on PostgreSQL, MySQL, or Oracle. With this installation option, you must supply, install, and configure your chosen database yourself.

Prerequisites

Read Select BA Installation Option to make sure that this is the best installation option for you. Then, check the Supported Technologies tables to make sure that your server computer, BA Repository database, and web browser meet Pentaho's requirements for this version of the software.

Expertise

The topics in this section are written for IT administrators, evaluators, and analysts who have who have access to the server on which the BA Server will be installed. You should know where data is stored, how to connect to it, details about the computing environment, and how to use the command line to issue commands for Microsoft Windows or Linux. You should also know how to install a database.

Tools

You will need a text editor and a zip tool to complete some of the steps in this installation process.

Login Credentials

All of the tasks in this section require that you have the appropriate permissions and accesses required to install software on servers and workstations.