Before installing Benchmark, ensure your system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements:Repository
Benchmark Factory cannot run without a repository, and during installation you must select either the default service based or file based repository. After installation, you can select a repository of your choice. Benchmark Factory supports the following databases:
512 MB of RAM recommended
Note: The memory required may vary based on the following:
1.0 GHz x86 or x64 compatible CPU
Benchmark Factory requires Internet Explorer® 7 or later.
120 MB of disk space for installation Note: The disk space required may vary based on options selected for installation.
.NET Framework 2.0 is required to use Oracle workloads captured with Benchmark Factory 6.9.3 or earlier.
For a list of operating systems that support the SQL Server native provider distributed with Benchmark Factory (native client 11.0), see https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc280356(v=sql.120).aspx.
Oracle®: 9i, 9.2, 10g, 11g, and 12c (requires Oracle 9 client libraries or higher)
Note: Benchmark Factory has been tested on Oracle Exadata 2.0 running Oracle database 11g R2.
Note: Oracle Capture/Replay of workloads must use Oracle 9i or higher.
Note: The 32-bit version of Benchmark Factory requires the 32-bit versions of the client libraries (including ODBC drivers). The 64-bit version requires 64-bit client libraries.
Benchmark Factory supports almost all databases that you can connect to using an ODBC 3.0 or later driver.
Oracle Database as a Service
Before installing Benchmark Factory, review the following for virtualization support:Application Virtualization
Benchmark Factory has been tested with the following: