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Teradata® Viewpoint Installation, Configuration, and Upgrade Guide for Customers

Teradata Viewpoint
Release Number
Release Date
October 2021
Content Type
Publication ID
English (United States)
Component Minimum Requirements (unless noted)
vCPU 4
Memory 32GB
Datastores for database storage One datastore
Datastore formatting VMFS 5 file system
Total Datastore space including OS and Data disks for the template deployment 456GB
RAID RAID-1 LUNs recommended.
Server Dell PowerEdge R720xd/R730xd or an HP Gen9 or similar system. Hyper-threading (HT) must be enabled.
Network SMP
VM deployment size (OS Disk only) 200GB
VMware ESXi ESXi 5.5 release 2 and later
VMware licensing A full VMware vSphere 6.0 license or VMware vSphere Essentials 6.0 license for at least one physical CPU (unlimited cores per CPU)
VMware vCenter vCenter 5.5 release 2 and later
VMware vSphere Client
  • VMware vSphere Client version 5.5 release 2 and later, using the Mozilla Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) Web browser. Other browsers may not work properly with the VMware vSphere Client.
  • Server:
    • 64 bit Windows Server 2012 R2
    • 64 bit Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Workstation:
    • 64 bit Windows 8.1
    • 64 bit Windows 7 SP1
VMware vSphere switches One vSphere standard vSwitch for public network.
Operating System SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)