Provides an introduction to the process.
This section explains how to install Data Integration (DI) Server and configure it to use the Pentaho Repository database and web application server of you choice. The Pentaho Repository contains solution content, scheduling, and audit tables needed for the DI Server to operate. You can house the Pentaho Repository on PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL Server, or Oracle. You can choose to run the DI Server on the JBoss or Tomcat web application server. With this installation option, you must supply, install, and configure your chosen database and web application server yourself.
Read Select DI Installation Options 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, Pentaho Repository database, and web browser meet Pentaho's requirements for this version of the software.
The topics in this section are written for IT administrators, evaluators, and analysts who have who have access to the server on which the DI 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.
You will need a text editor and a zip tool to complete some of the steps in this installation process.
All of the tasks in this section require that you have the appropriate permissions and accesses required to install software on servers and workstations.