System Requirements
SAS® Data Quality Desktop 2.7


To keep pace with changes to third-party technologies, SAS has adopted a general policy of supporting one or more baseline major versions, subsequent minor updates, and subsequent major versions for each officially supported operating system. Only the supported baseline major versions are listed in this document. The full SAS Support policy governing third-party software can be found at

As part of this policy, SAS strongly encourages customers to install the latest operating-system service packs.

Client Tier Requirements


SAS Data Quality Desktop Studio

Select a platform:

SAS Data Quality Desktop includes a SAS Data Management Contextual Extraction Language Pack of choice. It also includes a locale of choice for either the SAS Quality Knowledge Base for Contact Information or the SAS Quality Knowledge Base for Product Data. If nothing is selected, the English (USA) locale for the SAS Quality Knowledge Base for Contact Information is included by default.

Database Repository Storage

DataFlux Data Management Studio supports the following databases for repository storage:

  • IBM DB2
  • Informix
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oracle
  • SAS Web Infrastructure Platform Data Server
  • Sybase
  • Teradata

Third-Party Software

SAS software may be provided with certain third-party software, including but not limited to open-source software, which is licensed under its applicable third-party software license agreement. For license information about third-party software distributed with SAS software, refer to

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