This section describes the administration tasks that are applicable when Exasol is installed as a Linux application.
You can install Exasol 8 as an application on Linux hosts running on hardware or on a cloud service such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP). The system requirements and procedures for installation and administration are basically identical regardless of which platform the Linux host is running on.
If your system is hosted on a cloud service, you may also have to refer to the documentation from your cloud service provider for some configuration tasks such as network settings.
For information about deploying Exasol 8 as a cloud application on AWS, see Administration - AWS.
This section covers the following topics: