System Requirements


Supported OS System Specification (Running owl-web and owl-core):

Operating System (formal Collibra support only available for the following):
  • Centos6 Centos 7
  • Amazon Linux
Hardware Based on Role (standalone, distributed, or fully-distributed).
Java Version
  • Oracle JDK version 1.8.0_152.x
  • Open JDK version 1.8.0.x
  • Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction
Client Browser
  • Chrome 70.0.3538.102
  • Firefox - 52.8.0
  • Safari Version 12.0.1
Postgres Version
  • Owl come prepackaged with version 11.4 of postgres
  • Version 9.6.5 and above is supported if wanting to use an external metastore

User Privileges:

  • Installation is completed via tarball
  • User needs to be able to create directories, launch scripts, and start processes (java processes)
  • SUDO is not required
  • ULIMIT settings of 4096 or higher (see below)
    • All owl services typically consume about 428 threads.
    • During each owlcheck about 400 additional threads are consumed.
    • Thus 4096 threads can allow for about 9 concurrent owlcheck jobs (on a standalone install). If more are needed plan accordingly.

Default Ports used by Owl

  • 5432 - Postgres
  • 9000 – Owl-web

Planning the installation

It is alway best to consult the field team from Owl for more information about what options make the most sense for your environment.
  1. 1.
    Determine how we are planning to install Owl (standalone or distributed) as shown in Owl-Analytics Architecture section
  2. 2.
    Plan infrastructure, scale, and HA
  3. 3.
    Validate your system prereqs
  4. 4.
    Obtain the Packages from Owl

Installation Packages/Files (BOM)

  • demoscripts.tar.gz
  • log4j*
  • owlcheck
  • owl-core-2.1.0-jar-with-dependencies.jar
  • owl-webapp-2.1.0.jar
  • owl-agent-2.1.0.jar
  • owl-postgres.tar.gz
  • notebooks.tar.gz
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