BODS 4.2 Sizing Guidelines
We are planning to install BODS4.2 SP5 in our application landscape. Please can you suggest in case SAP gives any specific guidelines from infrastructure sizing perspective.
Arun Kumar replied
Have you read through the PAM? Here's what i got from PAM -
Single machine The following are total requirements to install all BI/IPS and Data Services products in one system:
Minimum Hardware Requirements
4 processors (or 2 dual core processors) with minimum 2 GHz recommended
16-18 GB RAM Recommended
Disk Space Requirements (not including Operating System)
20 GB for default installation with English language only installed
23 GB for default installation with all languages For Deployment: Please refer to the BI4 Sizing Companion Guide, located at www.sap.com/bisizing and also your SAP representative. Distributed Landscape Note: you must plan the hardware requirements to install Data Services and its dependencies as specified in each Data Services component. Windows/Linux support is limited strictly to Intel/AMD chipsets. SAP Data Services software for Windows/Linux is not warranted or supported for use on other chipsets. The application is supported running on 64-bit versions of Windows/Linux running on x64 CPUs made by AMD and Intel. BI/IPS and DS components can be distributed on different landscapes; the following information describes the minimum hardware requirements: SAP BusinessObjects BI: For the minimum hardware requirement of BI, refer to the BI PAM. Go to http://service.sap.com/PAM and use the search term “SBOP BI Platform”. For Deployment: Please refer to the BI4 Sizing Companion Guide, located at www.sap.com/bisizing and also your SAP representative. SAP BusinessObjects Information Platform Services (IPS) For Deployment: Please refer to the Information Platform Services Installation Guide for Windows, Information Platform Services Installation Guide for UNIX, and also your SAP representative.