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Downloads and BVQ releases

Latest BVQ version

BVQ Release 3.4

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If you are interested in BVQ but you don't have a BVQ license, please contact us before installation:
http://tinyurl.com/CALL-BVQ or mailto:bvq@sva.de

 

Documentation

Install Packages

 

 

Name
Min. version
Package filename
Download link
Java Runtime

Oracle JRE 1.7.0.51 64 Bit

Oracle JRE 1.7.0.51 32 Bit

jre-7u51-windows-x64.exe

jre-7u51-windows-i586.exe

http://javadl.sun.com/webapps/download/AutoDL?BundleId=83383

http://javadl.sun.com/webapps/download/AutoDL?BundleId=83385

DB2

BVQ <= 2.9: IBM DB2 Express Edition 9.7 Fixpack 6 64 Bit

BVQ >= 3.0: IBM DB2 Advanced Workgroup Server Edition 10.5 Fixpack 5 64 Bit

v9.7fp6_ntx64_server.exe (see download link)

v10.5fp5_ntx64_server_t.exe (see download link)

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=71&uid=swg27007053

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=71&uid=swg27007053

DB2 license

BVQ <= 2.9: IBM DB2 Express Edition 9.7

BVQ >= 3.0: IBM DB2 Advanced Workgroup Server Edition 10.5

db2exp_u.lic

db2awse_u.lic

Ask your BVQ vendor for these files

BVQ license key filesBVQ version dependantBVQ_LIC_<customer_ID>.xml.bvqAsk your BVQ vendor for these files
Optional software:
PuTTYPuTTY 0.63putty-0.63-installer.exehttp://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/latest/x86/putty-0.63-installer.exe
PDF ReaderAdobe Reader 11AdbeRdr11000_mui_Std.ziphttp://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/product.jsp?product=10&platform=windows
Archive SW7-Zip 9.20 (2010-11-18)http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/sevenzip/7-Zip/9.22/7z922.exe

Pre installation checklist



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