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Preparing to run the Redshift collector

Setting up pre-requisites for running the collectors

Make sure that the machine from where you are running the collector meets the following hardware and software requirements.

Table 1.



Hardware (for on-premise runs only)


8 GB


2 Ghz processor

Software (for on-premise runs only)


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JDBC Driver

The computer should have the appropriate JDBC driver on its file system. specific objects (for both cloud and on-premise runs)


You must have a ddw-catalogs (or other) dataset set up to hold your catalog files when you are done running the collector.

If you are using Catalog Toolkit , follow these instructions to prepare the datasets for collectors.

Preparing Redshift for collectors


This task is only required for on-premise run of collectors.

  • Make sure you download the appropriate JDBC driver for Redshift on the machine from where you will run the collector.