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Supported Environments for BIRT iHub F-Type


This document describes the supported environments and policies for Actuate products used as part of an BIRT iHub F-Type deployment.

BIRT iHub F-Type Server Deployment:

Operating Systems

Operating System Versions
Windows 7 Professional, 7SP1 Professional
Windows Server Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2,
Windows Server 2012 Standard, 2012 R2
CentOS 6.3, 6.5, 7.0
OpenSUSE Linux 12.2, 12.3, 13.1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS 5.3 - 5.10, 6.1 - 6.4, 7.0
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
OpenSUSE Linux 12.2, 12.3, 13.1

Notes:

  • Service Packs from Microsoft are supported
  • On Linux, the libstdc++ library is required and should be installed before installing Actuate BIRT iHub F-Type Server. This library is present by default on most systems.

System Requirements

Resources Type/Amount
Processors x64 based
RAM 8GB
Free disk space 3GB

Notes:

  • Machine configurations are minimum recommended guidelines. Actual hardware configurations required will vary depending on users, load, and data and other factors.

Browsers

Browser Versions
Google Chrome 34 and 35
Internet Explorer 10 and 11
Mozilla Firefox 27, 28, 29 and 30
Safari (Mac OS X) 7.0.4


BIRT Designers

Designer State Versions
Open Source BIRT Designer Recommended 4.4.0
Actuate BIRT Designer Professional Recommended 4.2.3
Open Source BIRT Designer Compatible 2x, 3x, 4.2.x, 4.3.x

Databases Sources:

Open Source BIRT Designer JDBC Drivers

Target Database JDBC Driver
JDBC Drivers JDBC 2.0 Type 2, 3, 4 and 5 compliant drivers
Apache Cassandra Open source data connector for Apache Cassandra
Apache Derby Database Apache Derby Network Client JDBC driver
Hadoop Hive JDBC driver for Hadoop data source
Hive Server 2 Hive ODA Connector for Hive Server 2 data sources
Microsoft Excel Connector for Microsoft Excel files
Mongo DB Open source data connector for Mongo DB data sources


Commercial BIRT Designer Professional JDBC Drivers

Target Database JDBC Driver
Amazon DynamoDB ODA Connector for Amazon DynamoDB NOSQL Database service
Apache HBase Hive JDBC driver for Apache HBase
Cloudera CDH Hive JDBC Driver for Cloudera CDH4 data sources
Cloudera Impala Hive JDBC Driver for Cloudera Impala data sources
IBM DB2 Server DataDirect Connect for JDBC, IBM DB2 Universal JDBC Driver
IBM Informix Server DataDirect Connect for JDBC, IBM Informix JDBC driver
Microsoft SQL Server DataDirect Connect for JDBC
MySQL Enterprise MySQL Connector/J JDBC Driver 5.0, 5.1
Oracle Database Server DataDirect Connect for JDBC, Oracle Thin JDBC driver - 16 -
PostgreSQL Database PostgreSQL JDBC driver
Salesforce.com DataDirect Connect XE for JDBC Salesforce.com
Sybase Adaptive Server DataDirect Connect for JDBC


Non-JDBC Drivers

  • Cassandra Scripted Data Sources
  • Flat Files
  • POJO (Plain Old Java Objects)
  • Web Services
  • XML Data Source


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