System Requirements and Recommendations

Two separate servers (one application server and one database server) are recommended but not required. Application and database components may be installed on the same server.
• 1 GHz Pentium III processor
• 256 MB RAM
• 100 MB Disk Space
Estimate an additional…
• 3 KB per inventory record
• 2.5 KB per business transaction (i.e. circulation/destruction)
Application Server (Windows)
• One of the following Windows Operating Systems (x86 only):
o Windows Server NT4.0 SP6a
o Windows 2000 Server
o Windows 2000 Advanced Server
o Windows Server 2003
o Windows Server 2008/R2
o Windows XP
o Windows 7
• Internet Information Services (IIS) 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0 or 7.5
• Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.6, 2.7, or 2.8
• Crystal Reports 8.0, 8.5, 9.0, or 11.0
• Windows Scripts version 5.1
Database Server
• One of the following Database Engines (x86 only, MSSQL recommended)
o Microsoft SQL Server 7.0
o Microsoft SQL Server 2000
o Microsoft SQL Server 2005 (Express*, Standard, Enterprise, or Developer)
o Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (Express*, Standard, Enterprise, or Developer)
o Oracle 8i
o Oracle 9i
o Oracle 10g R1
o Oracle 11g R1/R2
• Full-Text Search
*MSSQL Server Express Editions are limited to a 4GB database size
• Any PC with an Intel Pentium processor or better and web browsing capabilities (Windows OS with Internet Explorer recommended). * .NET Framework 1.1 and 2.0 required for optional ERM or barcode scanner control software modules.
Page Printers
• HP compatible Laser printer
• Other printers with a Windows driver may be supported. Dot matrix, ink jet and bubble jet printers are not recommended for barcode printing.
Barcode Printers
• Tharo Freedom, Allegro
• DataMax printers in general
• Other label printers with a Windows driver may also be supported
Bar Code Scanners
• Motorola MC3000, MC3090G, MC3100 series
• Unitech 505
• The GAIN RM system has no internal backup system, please add the GAIN RM Server(s) to the devices that are backed up daily.