The following are frequently asked questions pertaining to the Hardware and Software requirements for IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis.
What additional software, packages, libraries, etc. are required?
For information about the hardware and software requirements, reference the Hardware and software requirements.
Can I install the product in a virtualized system?
What are the minimum specifications I should use on a virtualized system?
This is all dependent on the logging load expected. The product operates very well running on a virtual system with 2CPU/4GB MEM on an Lenovo W510 laptop which is more than adequate for simple testing and development activities. The more CPU/MEM provisioned the better!