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Detailed system requirements for the designer component of version 11.3 of the IBM Infosphere Optim solutions

Detailed System Requirements


This document describes the system requirements for the designer component of version 11.3 of the IBM® Infosphere® Optim™ solutions.


Ensure that your computer meets the system requirements before you install the designer.

Hardware requirements:

  • Memory: Minimum of 8GB RAM
  • Disk space:
    • Minimum of 2GB disk space is required for product package installation.
    • Additional disk space is required for workspaces and repository services.
    • Installation Manager, if not already installed, requires a minimum of 100MB disk space.
  • Temporary space: 3GB if you are downloading an electronic version of Optim Designer

If you install from optical disc, a DVD drive is required for installation.

IBM Installation Manager:

Designer is installed using IBM Installation Manager 1.7.2. Installation Manager is packaged on the client installation discs. Run the appropriate installation program or script on the first client installation disc to install Installation Manager.

Software requirements:

Designer can be installed on the same versions of  the Windows operating system as the Server. For details see here:

The manager web interface within designer supports Internet Explorer 6.0 or later.

Driver support:

The following drivers are required:

  • IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC and SQLJ V4.7 or higher for JDBC 4.0 applications
  • IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC and SQLJ V3.57 or higher (or corresponding DB2 Connect version level) for JDBC 3.0 applications

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Modified date:
09 November 2021