System Requirements
SAS® High-Performance Forecasting 14.3


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SAS High-Performance Forecasting Requirements

SAS High-Performance Forecasting Server

Select a platform:

SAS High-Performance Forecasting Server requires both Base SAS and SAS Forecast Server.

SAS High-Performance Forecasting Server includes one of the following SAS/ACCESS products:

  • SAS/ACCESS to Greenplum
  • SAS/ACCESS to Teradata

SAS High-Performance Analytics Server on Linux for x64

SAS Products installed on this machine:
  • SAS High-Performance Computing Management Console 2.9
  • SAS High-Performance Node Installation 3.7
  • SAS Plug-ins for Hadoop 1.01

Disk Space Consumed by Installed Products: 1.2 GB
Supported Environments:
  • Oracle Linux 6.1 (64-bit version) on the x64 chip family
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 (64-bit version) on the x64 chip family
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 (64-bit version) on the x64 chip family
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 (64-bit version) on the x64 chip family
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (64-bit version) on the x64 chip family

SAS High-Performance Analytics Server requires Greenplum or Oracle or Teradata (appliance obtained from vendor) or Hadoop (commodity hardware). A corresponding SAS/ACCESS engine is required (and included with the SAS High-Performance Econometrics Server).

Use of a colocated Hadoop File System (HDFS) is optional, but it requires a supported Hadoop environment and SAS Plug-ins for Hadoop (which are included with your license). For information about supported Hadoop distributions, refer to The plug-ins require additional configuration. For more information, see SAS High-Performance Analytics Infrastructure 3.5: Installation and Configuration Guide at

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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