The step-by-step installation of a Spotfire platform environment presented in this chapter, is an example of Spotfire 5.5.0 installed in Windows 2008 64 bit (on the
C: drive), and using a local Oracle 11g XE database (previously installed in
C:\oraclexe\app). Please note that components can also be installed in separate machines, as long as the software and hardware prerequisites are respected.
For this book, a standalone Windows environment was chosen, not only because it is the simplest environment to configure and use, but also because of the operating system requirements for two of the TIBCO Spotfire components, TIBCO Spotfire Professional and TIBCO Spotfire Web Player Server.
We will ...