General Installation Guidance

This page explains how to install Machbase and how to troubleshoot installation problems.

Table of Contents

Types of Installation

There are four available types of installation as below.

Table 1. Installation types and description

Type of installation Description Note
Manual It is in the format of the zip file (In Unix, the extension is .tgz). Use “tar” or “GNU gzip” to unzip and install. It can be installed only in console mode.
Package It supports "rpm" file for RedHat and CentOS, and "deb" file for Debian OS. It can be installed only in console mode.
Windows client It is compressed executable file for Windows only and its extension is .exe. It can be installed in GUI mode.
machcollector It is the agent tool for collecting various data logs, and only tar file is supported. It can be only installed in console mode.

Naming Convention of Installation File

This section describes how the name of installation file is constructed. Extensions may differ based on package or manual installation.

machbase-Edition-Version-OS-CPU-BIT-MODE.extension

Description of installation file name

Field Description
Edition It displays the editions of Machbase package. It currently provides three types of editions: Embedded, Standard, and Enterprise
Version It displays the version of the Machbase. Machbase is "MajorVersion-MinorVersion-FixVersion-SourceRevision.Edition" constituting four parts of numbers and characters. - MajorVersion: it refers to major version of Machbase. - MinorVersion: if new major features are added, the second number in the version string is increased. But this version does not guarantee compatibility of database files and communication protocols. - FixVersion: it upgrades bugs and minor features, and guarantees compatibility. - SourceRevision: it refers to the unique number of the source code that was modified. - Edition: it refers to the status level of the release. (Alpha, Beta, and Official) e.g.) 3.5.0.826b8f2
OS It refers to the name of operating system. e.g.) LINUX or WINDOWS
CPU It refers to the type of CPU installed in the operating system. e.g.) X86 or IA64
BIT This indicates whether the compiled binary is 32-bit or 64-bit. e.g.) 32-bit or 64-bit
MODE This indicates the mode of the version when compiling the data. It is divided into debug, prerelease, or release. e.g.) release, debug, or prerelease

File Names

Manual Installation

It provides examples of manual installation.

Manual installation for Linux x86-64 package, the name of installation file is created as:

machbase-std-3.5.0.826b8f2.official-LINUX-X86-64-release.tgz

Package Installation

This is the examples of package installation for RedHat and CentOS.

Package installation of x86-64 package on Linux for rpm file, the name of installation file is created as:

machbase-std-3.5.0.826b8f2.official-LINUX-X86-64-release.rpm

This is the examples of package installation for DebianOS.

Package installation of x86-64 package on Linux for deb file, the name of installation file is created as:

machbase-std-3.5.0.826b8f2.official-LINUX-X86-64-release.deb

Windows Installation

The Windows server installation of x86-64 is available named as down below:

machbase-std-3.5.0.826b8f2.official-WINDOWS-X86-64-release.msi

MACHCOLLECTOR Installation

Package installation of x86-64 package on Linux, the name of installation file is created as:

machcollector-3.5.0.826b8f2.community-LINUX-X86-64-release.tgz

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