The SAP MaxDB software installation is integrated in the installation of SAP products. You do not need to install the SAP MaxDB software in advance. The installation consists of the installation of the SAP MaxDB software and the setup of a database. The SAP installation tool calls the SAP MaxDB installation tool SDBINST for the installation of the database software.
Important: You should not install the SAP MaxDB software independently from the SAP installation using the SAP MaxDB installation tools, but using the SAP installation tools.