Basic installation process for Spotfire

To get Spotfire up and running in a simple configuration, follow these steps. The resulting simple installation includes the following: the server on one computer, a few Spotfire Web Player instances available for other computers, the Spotfire Analyst client on another computer, and the user directory in the Spotfire database.


A database server must be up and running, preferably on a dedicated computer. Spotfire supports Oracle Database server and Microsoft SQL Server.
Note: To view the complete system requirements, go to
Note: If you are running an earlier version of Spotfire Server, see Upgrading from Spotfire 7.0 or earlier.
Note: Alternatively, you can use the command line after step 5 above (see Manually creating a simple configuration) or run a script that invokes multiple commands (see Scripting a configuration).