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  • 1.  Installing postgresql on IBM Z Linux

    Posted Thu October 27, 2022 08:01 PM


    I'd like to install postgresql on our z Linux system, which is running Redhat 8. 

    When I go to the postgresql download page for Redhat, it lists the available architectures as x86_64m ppc64Ie and aarch64.  I believe that none of them are applicable and that we would want a s390x architecture version.

    It looks like, in the past, this may have been provided, but I don't think it is anymore.

    Is there a repository that contains an installation that I can use on Redhat 8 on Linux for z?

    Or, do I need to run the postgresql build on our machine?    (I see instructions on the ibm git page linux-on-ibm-z/docs/wiki/Building-PostgreSQL-14.x?

    Thank you for any help!

    Nancy Kilroy

    Nancy Kilroy

  • 2.  RE: Installing postgresql on IBM Z Linux

    Posted Fri October 28, 2022 05:10 AM

    Hello Nancy,


    You could deploy postgresql version contains into your RedHat8 instance if you want.

    [linux1@rhel ~]$ sudo yum search postgresql-server

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    ===================================================== Name Exactly Matched: postgresql-server ======================================================

    postgresql-server.s390x : The programs needed to create and run a PostgreSQL server

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    postgresql-server-devel.s390x : PostgreSQL development header files and libraries






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