Unpacking the Software on Microsoft Windows

Procedure

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       1.      Select the package that is appropriate for your software and operating system architecture.

If you want to install or update one individual software component only, then select a component group or installation profile that contains this software component.

Installing from the Software Distribution Center on the SAP Service Marketplace (service.sap.com/swdc,for SAP customers only)

0     For the Database Instance Type OLTP choose
Download
® Database Patches  ® MaxDB and SAP DB ® MaxDB | MaxDB 64-bit ® MaxDB <version> ® <os> ®
MAXDB<version>_<build>-<GUID>.SAR

0     For the Database Instance Type liveCache (SAP System APO) choose
Download ® Support Packages and Patches ® Entry by Application Group ® SAP Application Components ® SAP APO ® SAP APO <apo_version> ® Entries by Component ® APO LC ® APO LC<version>/LCAPPS<apo_version> ® <os> ®
LC<version>A<apo_version>_<apo_build>-<GUID>.SAR

Installation from the MaxDB website dev.mysql.com/downloads/maxdb/7.6.00.html

0     Database instance type OLTP only
Choose the desired software package for your operating system
maxdb-<inst_profile>-win-<32|64>bit-<arch>-<version>_<build>.zip

       2.      Copy the software package to a local directory of your choice.

       3.      Unpack

0     an sar package using the SAPCAR program

0     a zip package using the Winzip program

to a local directory of your choice.

Result

The system has entered the following in this local directory:

?     For OLTP software, the
maxdb-<inst_profile>-win-<32|64>bit-<arch>-<version> subdirectory

?     For SAP liveCache software, the
apo<apo_version>_livecache-win-<32|64>bit-<arch>-<version> subdirectory

It has stored the software to these subdirectories.

See also:

Component Groups, Installation Profiles, Directories

Glossary, Variables in the Documentation

The simplest option is now to install the software using the Installation Manager (GUI) by calling the SDBSETUP program.
See: Using the Installation Manager

However, you can also execute the SDBINST installation program on the command line.
See: Installing, Upgrading and Uninstalling on the Command Line