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Kx Platform deployment

Kx Platform is delivered as a tarball bundle (Linux) or a zip file (Windows) which contains installation scripts and component packages.

The Kx Platform is deployed using a proprietary installation script on Linux. In interactive mode, the script prompts the user for information about the deployment architecture before unpacking the relevant packages and installing them into a chosen location on the host machine.

On Windows the Kx Platform is delivered as a pre-deployed bundle which can be unpacked and configured in place on the deployment host.

The Kx Platform deployment process includes well-known upgrade and rollback paths which are detailed in this guide.