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OutSystems Platform system requirements

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OutSystems Platform system requirements

Before installing OutSystems Platform on-premises, check its hardware and software requirements. Once you're ready to start the installation, head to Install and Set Up OutSystems Platform.

Platform Server

The Platform Server runs over two different stacks: .NET and Java. This section summarizes the requirements for installing the Platform Server in your data center.

Supported configurations

  Hardware (minimum requirements) Operating System  Application Server Database Management System Application Runtime
.NET
  • Intel Dual-Core processor or compatible CPU;
  • 4 GB of RAM;
  • 80 GB of disk space.
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (Standard Edition or higher edition);
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (Standard Edition or higher edition).
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS), the version that is supported by the installed Operating System.
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (Web Edition or higher edition);
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Web Edition or higher edition);
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (Web Edition or higher edition);
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (Web Edition or higher edition);
  • Oracle 12c (12.1 or 12.2, Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition);
  • Oracle 11g R2 (Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition);
  • MySQL 5.6 (5.6.5 or later within the 5.6 version, all editions).
  • Both Microsoft .NET Framework  3.5 SP1, and Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 or 4.5.2 are required.
Java
  • Intel Dual-Core processor or compatible CPU;
  • 8 GB of RAM;
  • 80 GB of disk space.
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 64-bits (5.3 or later);
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 64-bits.
  • JBoss Wildfly 8.2;
  • JBoss EAP 6 (6.4 or later);
  • WebLogic 12c (12.1.3, Enterprise Edition).
  • Oracle 12c (12.1 or 12.2, Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition);
  • Oracle 11g R2 (Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition);
  • MySQL 5.6 (5.6.5 or later within the 5.6 version, all editions).
  • Java SE 8.
  • CentOS 5, 64-bits;
  • CentOS 6, 64-bits.
  • JBoss Wildfly 8.2.
  • Oracle Linux 6 (64 bits).
  • WebLogic 12c (12.1.3) Enterprise Edition.

The supported Operating System configurations mentioned in the above table need to be deployed on bare metal or hardware virtualization technologies (e.g. VMware, KVM).

Future revisions of OutSystems Platform may require the installation of an update of any of these components, within the major versions mentioned in the above table.

Apart from standard Oracle Database setups, OutSystems Platform 8.0 and onwards works with Oracle Exadata Database Machines running with Oracle Linux 5.5 or higher.

Amazon RDS considerations

OutSystems Platform fully supports Microsoft SQL Server 2012 on Amazon RDS, nonetheless, there are the following considerations:

  • The database size must be at least “db.m1.medium”;
  • Currently, Amazon RDS does not support customizing the time zone for SQL Server from UTC.

Be sure to check Amazon RDS System Requirements to learn about other Amazon RDS limitations.

Microsoft Azure considerations

OutSystems Platform supports SQL Server running on an Azure Virtual Machine.

Integration with external systems

The following systems are certified to integrate with OutSystems Platform.

SQL Server Database 
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005

The database collation must be set to case-insensitive (CI_*).

SQL Azure Database
  • SQL Azure available in the cloud.

The database collation must be set to case-insensitive (CI_*).

Oracle Database
  • Oracle 12c (12.1 and 12.2, Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition)
  • Oracle 11g R2 (Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition)
  • Oracle 10g R2 (Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition)

The NLS_CHARACTERSET must be set to WE8MSWIN1252 or AL32UTF8. Additionally, names of tables and columns you want to integrate must use uppercase letters only.

MySQL Database 
  • MySQL 5.6 (5.6.5 or later within the 5.6 version, all editions)
IBM Database 
  • DB2 for iSeries V6R1 or higher

 The installation of the IBM iAccess software is required in all Front-End and Deployment Controller server machines.

SAP 
  • SAP ERP R/3 4.6 or higher
  • SAP ECC 5.0 or higher

Automatic import of .NET assemblies is supported for .NET 1.1 or higher assemblies.

Development tools

To develop your applications using OutSystems Platform, developers need to install Service Studio and Integration Studio development tools on their desktops.

Installation requirements for these tools are as follows.

Hardware (minimum requirements)
  • Intel Dual-Core processor or compatible CPU
  • 1GB RAM (2 GB recommended)
  • 500 MB of hard-disk space

Limitations:

  • The touch feature of touch screen devices is not supported, however, you can use touch screen devices with keyboard and mouse.
Supported Operating Systems
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

For the versions above, OutSystems only supports Windows editions that are supported by Microsoft.

Required Software 
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2;
  • To integrate with external systems using Integration Studio:
    Platform Server for .NET Platform Server for Java
    • One of the following versions of Visual Studio, to edit the source code of Extension Actions:
      — Visual Studio 2010
      — Visual Studio 2012
      — Visual Studio 2013
      — Visual Studio 2015
    • Eclipse SDK 4.2 or higher to edit the source code of the Extension Actions.
    • Java SDK 1.8
    • Apache Ant 1.9 or higher
Required Network Connection 
Minimum speed of 1Mbps for both downloading and uploading.

These requirements apply, even when installing the development tools on a virtual machine.

End-user requirements

OutSystems Platform allows you to develop web applications that support both mobile devices and desktops. Below is the list of underlying software that was tested to ensure optimal user experience.

Desktop Browsers 
  • Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10, 11
  • Edge (latest stable version)
  • Firefox (latest stable version)
  • Google Chrome (latest stable version)
  • Safari (latest stable version)

Limitations:

  • The Compatibility View feature in Internet Explorer isn’t supported. 
  • Applications implemented using built-in responsive themes (e.g. London) when accessed using IE8 will not adapt to the target device: content is not resized below 980px wide.
  • Editable Tables and Forms might be rendered differently when using IE8.
Mobile Device Browsers
  • iOS 6 or higher
  • Android 2.3 or higher
  • Blackberry 6 or higher
  • Windows Phone 8 or higher

Note that only the default browsers of the operating systems listed above are supported.

OutSystems Now 
  • iOS 7 or 8
  • Android 4 or higher
  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows 8.1

Limitations apply according to the operating systems. For more information see the OutSystems Now documentation.

 

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