Learn how to install the platform using a binary installation package.

The platform infrastructure consists of the following types of hosts:

  • Frontend host
  • Backend hosts (Primary Backend and Additional Backend)
  • Collector host

You can only have one Primary Backend host. You can add Additional Backend hosts with up to four Time-Series databases on each Additional Backend host.

The MySQL version included with the product is 5.7.21 MySQL Community Server (GPL).

Table 1. Installation Options
Frontend Primary Backend Additional Backend Collector
Linux Installation Options [f]rontend [b]ackend [m]inimal [c]ollector
Windows Installation Options Frontend Modules Backend Modules Base Installation (with none of the modules selected) Collector Modules