Intel® oneAPI IoT Toolkit (Beta) System Requirements

By Juhi Batra,

Published:09/18/2019   Last Updated:09/14/2020

Introduction 

This page addresses features and targets that apply to a toolkit as a whole, including system requirements for:

  • Intel® Inspector
  • Intel® System Debugger
  • Linux* kernel build tools
  • IoT connection tools

Individual components, such as the Intel® C++ Compiler, may have a broader range of supported features and targets than the toolkit-level support covers. For the Intel C++ Compiler information, see its system requirements.

For known issues and updates, see the Intel® oneAPI IoT Toolkit release notes.


Host Operating Systems

The following distributions are supported by most components. 

Linux* Host

  • Ubuntu* 20.04, 19.10, 18.04 LTS
  • Fedora* 31
    • Note Intel® Inspector only supports Fedora* 27, 28, 29
  • Red Hat* Enterprise Linux* (RHEL) 7.x, 8.x
  • SUSE* Linux* Enterprise Server 15 SP1
  • CentOS* 8

OpenMP* Offload

  • Ubuntu 18.04 x64
  • RHEL 8.0

Windows* Host

  • Microsoft* Windows* 10
  • Microsoft* Windows Server* 2016, 2019

Target Operating Systems

The following distributions are supported by most components. 

Linux Target

  • Yocto Project* 3.x, 2.8, 2.7
  • Clear Linux* OS
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x, 8.x
  • Wind River* Linux* LTS 19
  • CentOS 8.x, 7.6
  • SUSE* Linux* Enterprise Server 15 SP1

Windows Target

  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2019

Space Requirements by Component

Component Minimum RAM Recommended RAM Disk Space
Intel® C++ Compiler   1 GB  2 GB

Host - 4 GB for all features

Target – 13 MB (IA-32 architecture) and
15 MB (Intel® 64 architecture)

Intel® Inspector 2 GB 4 GB 350 MB
Intel® System Debugger 1 GB 2 GB 105 MB

Linux* Kernel Build Tools

30 MB 4 GB 1 GB
IoT Connection Tools 15 MB 4 GB 1 GB

Target Hardware Platforms (CPUs)

  • Intel Atom® processor based on Z5xx, N4xx, N5xx, D5xx, E6xx, N2xxx, D2xxx, E3xxx, Z2xxx, Z3xxx, C2xxx, or Intel Atom® processor CE4xxx, CE53xx and the Intel® Puma™ 6-Media Gateway (MG)
  • Intel Atom® processors X Series Cxxx, Exxx, Zxxx
  • Development platforms based on:
    • 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th generation Intel® Core™ processors
    • 2nd, 3rd 4th, 5th , 6th, or 7th generation Intel® Xeon® processors
  • Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors series
  • 8 GB RAM minimum

Note The list of supported target hardware for Intel® System Debugger can be referred to in the tool's Target Connection Assistant.

Software Requirements

Intel® C++ Compiler

Linux

  • GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)* versions 4.8 - 8.x 
  • GCC versions 5.5 and later for -qnextgen
  • Binutils versions 2.20 - 2.31 
OpenMP* Offload
  • GCC version 5.5 and higher
  • OpenCL™ drivers (A separate installation is not required if the Intel® oneAPI Base Toolkit and its dependency are already installed. For details, see Intel® oneAPI HPC Toolkit System Requirements.

Eclipse* 

For development, some Intel® oneAPI Toolkits include Eclipse* plug-ins that require the Eclipse IDE for C/C++ developers package (Eclipse CDT), version 2020-06(4.16) or later. To install the package, use the Eclipse Installer.

Cmake*

This application is required for building most samples. For installation and setup instructions, see Get Started.

If you are using Yocto Project build tools, to set up the system, see Develop Yocto Project* Compatible Applications with Intel® System Studio.

IoT Connection Tools

  • To create remote Linux IoT applications install Docker*.
  • To build IoT samples, you must install GCC and Cmake*:
    • Ubuntu: Enter sudo apt install build-essential.
    • Other Linux* environments: Relevant commands apply.
  • Some samples may require MRAA and UPM libraries, which can be done by following these instructions.
  • To build the IoT system samples, you must install:
  • To work with Python* samples, install the programming language.

Development Environments

  • Microsoft Visual Studio* 2017 and 2019 Professional Edition with Desktop development with C++ chosen
  • Microsoft Windows* SDK (for using only command-line tools to build applications with Intel® 64 architecture)

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