Requirements v15

Hardware requirements

The following installation requirements assume that you selected the default options during the installation process. The minimum hardware requirements to install and run EDB Postgres Advanced Server are:

  • 1 GHz processor
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 512 MB of HDD

Additional disk space is required for data or supporting components.

Software requirements

User privileges

To perform an EDB Postgres Advanced Server installation on a Linux system you need superuser, administrator, or sudo privileges.

To perform an EDB Postgres Advanced Server installation on a Windows system, you need administrator privileges. If you're installing EDB Postgres Advanced Server on a Windows system that's configured with User Account Control enabled, you can assume the privileges required to invoke the graphical installer. Right-click the name of the installer, and select Run as administrator from the context menu.

Windows-specific software requirements

Apply the Windows operating system updates before invoking the installer. If the installer encounters errors during the installation process, exit the installation, and ensure that your Windows version is up to date. Then restart the installer.