GeneXus X Hardware and Software Requirements

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GeneXus X Requirements

Here follows the detailed description of the minimum and recommended requirements to install and use GeneXus X.


Hardware Requirements
  • Processor: minimum of 1 GHz (multi core recommended)
  • Memory: minimum of 1 GB of RAM (2 GB recommended)
  • Hard disk: minimum of 300 MB of disk space for the installation. To generate applications you will need additional space or a shared
    disk unit to create the knowledge bases, and generate the code.
Software Requirements
  • Microsoft Windows 2000, XP SP2, or higher.
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or higher
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or 2008 (Express, Standard or any other Edition)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1 or higher.

This section contains the requirements to generate and execute applications with the different GeneXus generators:


Generator Requirements
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or higher
  • IIS 5.0 or higher (available on Windows 2000 or XP)
  • ADO .NET provider for the used DBMS
  • Sun JDK 1.5 or higher
  • J2EE Server or Servlet Server
  • JDBC Driver for the DBMS used
Ruby See Ruby Generator Requirements in the Release Notes

In addition, to create the database and execute the generated applications, you must have some of the following DBMSs installed:


Generator DBMS
  • DB2 Universal Database
  • DB2 UDB for iSeries
  • Informix
  • MySQL
  • Oracle
  • PostgreSQL
  • SQL Server
  • MySQL