|2 Installing and Updating Workspace << 2.1 >> 2.2 Installation instruction applicability|
2.1 Before InstallationBefore you can start the installation, you must have the following software installed:
Java 2 Standard Edition 1.6 or
newer. You can download this at http://java.sun.com/j2se/downloads.html
Apache Tomcat 5.5. or 6.x You can download this
Database. We recommend MySQL (version 5.0) and
PostgreSQL (version 8.2.4), as these have been used when developing
the product. You can download MySQL at http://www.mysql.com/downloads/.
You can download PostgreSQL at http://www.postgresql.org/download/.
When configuring your database, be sure to set character encoding and collation to suit your own needs.
- To know more about MySQL character encodings and collations
- To know how collations affect things read
- The way collations can be set and changed is described at
If you plan to use PostgreSQL database, read about collations at http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Todo:Collate
- To know more about MySQL character encodings and collations visit http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/charset-general.html.
JDBC driver for the database. MySQL is compatible
with MySQL Connector. We recommend using connector version
5.0.7. PostgreSQL is compatible with PostgreSQL JDBC
driver. We recommend using driver version 8.2-506 JDBC
3. Be prepared to give the usual JDBC parameters at the
installation (see the section Installation Questions). You can
download MySQL Connector at http://www.mysql.com/downloads/connector/.
You can download PostgreSQL JDBC driver at http://jdbc.postgresql.org/download.html
If you plan to use the Klarna (ex.Kreditor) Payment or Klarna Payment Proxy packaged with Workspace you must ensure your server can access Klarna's payment system at https://payment.kreditor.se:4568.