Installing For the First Time

Follow these steps to install SAP Sybase IQ for the first time.

  • Read the release bulletin for the latest information. See the special installation instructions section for any installation instructions not included in this document.

  • Complete all pre-installation tasks. Apply any required operating system patches, check to see that there is sufficient disk space and memory, and update any necessary configuration changes.

  • Determine the license model you want to use. SySAM supports served and unserved license models. See the Sybase Software Asset Management (SySAM) 2 Users Guide to determine which model is best suited for your environment.

  • Use the product and licensing information you received from SAP Sybase to log in to the SAP Sybase Product Download Center at: or SAPĀ® Service Marketplace at and generate a license key for your software.

  • Install SAP Sybase IQ server components, activate your license, then start and test your server.

  • Install and configure SAP Sybase IQ client components.

Related concepts
Upgrading From an Earlier Version
Changing Hardware Platforms
Planning for Distributed Query Processing or High Availability