In this blog I will be discuss installing Informatica PowerCenter Express on Ubuntu 13.10. Before we begin, check if your system meets the following requirements. You need to have 2 CPU (it says 2 in the documentation but one CPU works for me), 4 GB RAM, 2.5 GB Disk Space. Verify Host Name, File Descriptpr Limit >=8000 recommended 16,000. And License Key you should find it in the welcome email received from infomatica.
Download the installer from http://informatica.com/pcexpress
Open terminal and extract the installer tar file
Switch to the download directory
Extract the installer file
tar -xf PowerCenter_Express_Server_Installer_linux-x64.tar
chmod +x [path]/install.sh
Read the terms of the software
If you agree accept
Copy your license file to the default license key folder and rename it with license.key then press Enter
Enter or accept the default installation folder
Now read the installation summary and press Enter
Then it will ask you to enter a password for the repository and a repository name
After the installation completed read the summary and press Enter
Now to start the infomatica express open up Firefox and type above Home Page. Type your user name and password
Now you will have access to you Informatica express on Ubuntu.