Today trying to install SQL 2016 CTP2.2 in my system. After selected all the feature, I faced the below error while validating the feature rules.
Rule: Oracle JRE 7 Update 51 (64-bit) or higher is required
Error: I clicked on the Failed Link and got the detailed error as below
Rule Check Result
Rule “Oracle JRE 7 Update 51 (64-bit) or higher is required” failed.
This computer does not have the Oracle Java SE Runtime Environment Version 7 Update 51 (64-bit) or higher installed. The Oracle Java SE Runtime Environment is software provided by a third party. Microsoft grants you no rights for such third-party software. You are responsible for and must separately locate, read and accept applicable third-party license terms. To continue, download the Oracle SE Java Runtime Environment from http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=526030.
I bit surprised why Microsoft product requires Oracle JRE!!
After little Analysis, Found that, To add the PolyBase functionality, we should have JRE version 7u51 or higher in our system
If you do not require PolyBase then go back to previous page Un check the Polybase feature, then continue the installation
If require Polybase then follow the below step to Download JRE
Go to link “http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=526030” given in error page which will redirect to (“http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html“)
Step2: Click on “Download” button which is under JRE (Right Side)
Step3: To Download, you must accept the Oracle Binary Code License Agreement, So Click on “Accept License Agreement”
Step4: Download JRE based on OS Architecture
Step5: Install it