Unpacking the Software on UNIX

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
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® 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>-<os>-<32|64>bit-<arch>-<version>_<build>.tgz

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

       3.      Unpack the software using the following command:

For installation from the SAP Service Marketplace:

SAPCAR –xvf MAXDB<version>_<build>-<GUID>.SAR

For installation from the MaxDB website:

tar xvzf maxdb-<inst_profile>-<os>-<32|64>bit-<arch>-<version>_<build>.tgz

Result

The system has entered the following in this local directory:

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

?     For SAP liveCache, the subdirectory
apo<apo_version>_livecache-<os>-<arch>-<version>

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