Support Matrix

Data Management and Informatics

ACD/Labs Hardware & Software Recommendations

Server-side Specifications

ACD/Percepta Enterprise Server (ACD/Sync Server)
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (x86) or
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Hardware
  • Suitable Microsoft Windows Server with 2 core CPU
  • 4 GB or more RAM
  • Hard disk min. 200 MB, more if data is stored on this server as well
  • Fast internet connection with database server (1Gb+)
ACD/Spectrus Enterprise Server
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or
    Microsoft Windows Server 2012 or
    Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Hardware
  • Suitable Microsoft Windows Server with min. 2 core CPU (more users/more cores)
  • 4 GB or more RAM (about 2GB per core)
  • Hard disk min. 200 MB + space for log files on hard drive
  • Fast internet connection with database server (1Gb+)
Software
  • Oracle Client 11g/12c (32 bit) or
    PostgreSQL ODBC driver (psqlODBC 9.00.0310 included with delivery)
Database Server
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4
Hardware
  • Suitable Server to run operating system and database software (Oracle/PostgreSQL)
  • 4 GB or more RAM
  • Hard disk min. 50 GB (for data)
  • Fast network connection with ACD/Spectrus Enterprise Server (1Gb+)
Software
  • Oracle Server 11g2 or 12c
  • PostgreSQL 9.1 or higher (Version 9.1 included in delivery)
License Server
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or
    Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Hardware
  • Suitable Microsoft Windows Server to run operating system
  • 4 GB or more RAM
  • Hard disk min. 200 MB + space for log files on hard drive
  • Has TCP/IP protocol installed and Fixed IP address assigned
  • Fast internet connection (1Gb+)
ACD/Automation Server
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (x86) or
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or
    Microsoft Windows Server 2012 or
    Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Hardware
  • Multicore (minimum 2 cores) processor with maximum possible CPU speed
  • Memory: 4 cores would require 6-8 GB of RAM
  • 4 GB or more RAM
  • Hard disk min. 50 GB
  • Fast internet connection (1Gb+)
Software
  • .NET Framework Version 2.0, 3.5, and 4.0 (required for importing some file types)
ACD/Web Librarian Server
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or
    Microsoft Windows Server 2012 or
    Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Hardware
  • Suitable Microsoft Windows Server to run operating system
  • 4 GB or more RAM
  • Hard disk min. 10 GB
  • Fast internet connection with database server (1Gb+)
Software
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server version 7.5, 8.0 or 8.5
  • Microsoft .NET framework 2.0, 3.5 or 4.0
  • Microsoft Visual J# 2.0 Redistributable Package
  • Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions 1.0.
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
  • Oracle Database client 11g/12c (32 bit)
ACD/Percepta Portal
Percepta Portal Repository (Linux part)
Operating System
  • CentOS 6
  • (Optional: Linux Ubuntu 14 or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6)
Hardware
  • Intel® Quad Core Xeon® Processor E3 Series
  • 30 GB HDD
  • 8 GB RAM
Percepta Kernel Server (Windows part)
Operating System
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
Hardware
  • Intel® Quad Core Xeon® Processor E3 Series (1 core per additional Percepta Kernel instance/process)
  • 30 GB HDD
  • 4 GB RAM (+500 MB per additional Percepta Kernel instance/process)

Client-side Specifications

Spectrus DB Client
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 or
    Microsoft Windows 7 (x64) SP1 or
    Microsoft Windows 8 (x64) or
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 (x64)
    Microsoft Windows 10 (x64)
Hardware
  • Microsoft Windows compatible PC
  • 4 GB or more RAM
  • Hard disk min. 1.5 GB
ACD/Spectrus Desktop Processor/Workbooks
(including Name Batch version*)
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 or
    Microsoft Windows 7 (x64) SP1 or
    Microsoft Windows 8 (x64) or
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 (x64)
    Microsoft Windows 10 (x64)
Hardware
  • Microsoft Windows compatible PC
  • 4 GB or more RAM
  • Hard disk min. 1.5 GB (up to 8 GB for all modules and databases)
Software
  • .NET Framework Version 2.0, 3.5, and 4.0 (required for importing some file types)
* ACD/Name Batch version on Linux
Operating System
  • Linux kernel 2.6.9 or later and GNU C Library version 2.5 or later

Tested: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4
Mandriva 2008 (2.6.22.9) 32-bit
OpenSuse 10.3 (2.6.22.5–31) 32-bit
Mandriva 2011 (2.6.38) 64-bit
OpenSuse 12.2 (3.4.6) 64-bit
Fedora 17 (3.3.4) 64-bit

ACD/Percepta PhysChem and ADME-Tox Prediction
(including Percepta Batch version**)
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 or
    Microsoft Windows 7 (x64) SP1 or
    Microsoft Windows 8 (x64) or
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 (x64)
    Microsoft Windows 10 (x64)
Hardware
  • Microsoft Windows compatible PC
  • 4 GB or more RAM
  • Hard disk min. 2 GB
Software
  • .NET Framework Version 2.0 or 3.5 (may be required for importing some file types)
** ACD/ Percepta Batch version on Linux
Operating System
  • Linux kernel 2.6.9 or later and GNU C Library version 2.5 or later

Tested: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4
Mandriva 2008 (2.6.22.9) 32-bit
OpenSuse 10.3 (2.6.22.5–31) 32-bit
Mandriva 2011 (2.6.38) 64-bit
OpenSuse 12.2 (3.4.6) 64-bit
Fedora 17 (3.3.4) 64-bit

ACD/Web Librarian Client
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 or
    Microsoft Windows 7 (x64) SP1 or
    Microsoft Windows 8 (x64) or
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 (x64)
    Microsoft Windows 10 (x64)
Hardware
  • Microsoft Windows compatible PC
Software
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or higher
  • Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition version 1.5 or higher
  • Microsoft.net framework 2.0
  • Adobe Reader (for reading PDF reports)
  • ACD/Labs ActiveX Controls for desktop Software integration

Citrix Deployment
  • Customers have successfully deployed ACD/Labs software under Citrix
  • ACD/Labs does not certify nor test the use of Citrix
  • Professional Services have assisted customers to deploy the Citrix environment on a project basis
  • Fast network transfer of large data files between client and Citrix machine is critical
  • Special considerations apply to linking ACD/Chrom Workbook and Waters Empower