StarBase Server System Requirements

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StarBase Server System Requirements

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Starbase Server System Requirements


Information in this Brief applies to:

  • StarBase Server 5.1

Starbase recommends installing Starbase Server on a dedicated applicationserver and the database on a separate server. If you are using a database otherthan Microsoft Access and plan to place Starbase Server and a database on thesame computer, please ask for our ultra, power-class server requirements. Therequirements for this configuration are considerably higher and morespecialized. On Microsoft Windows, StarTeam supports foreign archivesrunning under PVCS 5.3 (or later) or Visual Source Safe (5.0 or later). Theseapplications may require additional hardware or software.

StarBase Server
Operating System Hardware Other Software
One of the following:
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Workstation or Server with Service Pack 5 or higher (6)
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 with Service Pack 1 or higher (6)

  • Dual Pentium P3, 800 MHz or
    Dual Pentium P3, 933 MHz (9)
  • 512KB cache
  • 512 MB RAM or
    1 GB RAM (4,9)
  • 8 GB hard disk drive (7)
  • RAID system (recommended)
  • Page file size of 500 MB (5)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • VGA or higher resolution monitor
  • A mouse or other compatible pointing device
  • Sound card and speakers

  • TCP/IP (Sockets)
  • SMTP (1)
  • Light-weight RPC (2)
  • Java Runtime Environment
  • Version 1.3 (3)
  • Microsoft Data Access
  • Components 2.5 or higher (8)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or 5.0

1. Required for e-mail support.

2. The StarTeam client and Starbase Server must be on the same computer touse this protocol.

3. The Java Runtime Environment version 1.3 is available fromwww.java.sun.com (JRE or JDK 1.3), or www.ibm.com (JRE or JDK 1.3). If yourcomputer does not already have a Java VM installed, the StarTeam installationprocedure installs the Sun JRE 1.3.

4. Recommended for sites having between 50 and 100 users.

5. Increase the page file size if you receive frequent out-of-virtual-memoryerrors.

6. The Windows 2000 and Windows NT 4.0 Service Packs are available fordownload from the Microsoft web site (www.microsoft.com).

7. Storage requirements will vary depending on the size of the StarTeamrepository.

8. If your computer does not already have MDAC 2.5 or higher, the StarbaseServer installation program can install this for you.

9, Recommended for sites having between 100 and 200 users.

Database Server

Number of Users Hardware Database Software
less than 50 Dual Pentium P3 800 MHz, 512 MB RAM, RAID system recommended

One of the following:
  • Microsoft Access 2000 (minimum)
  • Oracle 8i Enterprise Edition, Release 8.1.5, 8.1.6, or 8.1.7
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7 or 2000

50 to 100 Dual Pentium P3 800 MHz, 512 MB RAM, RAID system recommended

One of the following:
  • Microsoft Access 2000 (minimum)
  • Oracle 8i Enterprise Edition, Release 8.1.5, 8.1.6, or 8.1.7
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7 or 2000

100 to 200 Dual Pentium P3 933 MHz, 512 MB (1 GB recommended) RAM, RAID system recommended

One of the following:
  • Oracle 8i Enterprise Edition, Release 8.1.5, 8.1.6, or 8.1.7
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7 or 2000

more than 200 A high performance enterprise server, multiple 1GHz processors, 2GB RAM, RAID system recommended

One of the following:
  • Oracle 8i Enterprise Edition, Release 8.1.5, 8.1.6, or 8.1.7
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7 or 2000

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