System Requirements for Replication Server on Windows

Verify that you are running a supported operating system and that you have sufficient space available to set up and run the sample Replication Server on Windows.

Item Requirement
CPU A Pentium processor.
RAM A minimum of 1GB RAM.
Disk storage

For a full installation, the total disk space required is approximately 750MB.

Disk space required:
  • 450MB for the Replication Server software, supporting files, and log files.
  • (Optional) A minimum of 700MB if you are installing Data Assurance (DA) Option.
  • 20MB for each Replication Server disk partition. The disk partition may be on a different disk than your Sybase software.
    Tip: For the best performance, install Replication Server partitions on fast file systems or operating system raw devices.
  • 30MB for temporary usage during installation.
One of:
  • Disk space for your Adaptive Server Enterprise database, which serves as your Replication Server System Database (RSSD) if you are not using the Embedded RSSD (ERSSD). See your Adaptive Server Enterprise documentation for system requirements.
  • 80MB for your SQL Anywhere® database, which serves as your ERSSD. The database directory, transaction log directory, and backup directory that make up the 80MB should each reside on different disks.

More disk space may be required, depending on your replication system application.

Operating system
One of:
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 – Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 7 – Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8

If you are installing Replication Server on Windows 64-bit, download and install the latest security updates from the Microsoft Web site.

Before you start the installation, install both Microsoft Visual Studio patches for your x86 or x64 Windows platform, download:
VMware VSphere ESXi VSphere ESXi 5.0

Replication Server on Windows 64-bit

Additional hardware A minimum of 32-bit network card for better performance.
Supported protocols TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, Microsoft Named Pipes.