When installing Drizzle we typically recommend either using the packages from a Linux distribution or packages provided by our own repositories. This is because the dependencies required by Drizzle can sometimes be too old or missing in some Linux distributions.
We recommend using these platforms with Drizzle. Older platforms may have various unforseen difficulties when compiling and/or installing. Drizzle is tested on both 32bit and 64bit platforms but we recommend using a 64bit platform.
To install and use Drizzle you will need the following basic packages:
Our repositories for RedHat/CentOS/Fedora and for Ubuntu will provide these when they are not part of the distribution repositories.