This topic describes how to install TPC-DS tools.

Background information

Before you perform a performance test, you must install TPC-DS tools.

Procedure

  1. Visit the TPC-DS official website. In the top navigation bar, choose Downloads > Download Programs and Specifications.
  2. Click the download link of the TPC-DS tool set. The registration page appears.
    Note Make sure that you specify the correct email address to receive the download link of the TPC-DS tools.
  3. Obtain the download link in your email and download the installation package.
  4. Rename the installation package to tpc-ds-tool.zip.
  5. Decompress the installation package and go to the tools directory to compile the tools.
    # unzip tpc-ds-tool.zip
    # cd v2.13.0rc1/tools/
    # make
    
    # ls -l
    drwxr-xr-x 2 root root  4096 January  21 11:47 answer_sets
    -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 17809 April  29 2020 EULA.txt
    drwxr-xr-x 2 root root  4096 January  21 10:47 query_templates
    drwxr-xr-x 2 root root  4096 May  12 2020 query_variants
    drwxr-xr-x 2 root root  4096 May  12 2020 specification
    drwxr-xr-x 2 root root  4096 May  12 2020 tests
    drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 20480 January  21 21:40 tools
    You can obtain the file that contains table creation statements in the following directory: /tools/tpcds.sql.