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LiteSpeed for SQL Server 8.5 - Engine Release Notes

System Requirements

Before installing the LiteSpeed Engine, ensure that your system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements.

Hardware Requirements

Table 7: Hardware requirements

Processor Follow the recommendations for the SQL Server version used.
Disk Space

250 MB of disk space for installation

Note: The disk space required may vary based on options selected during installation.

Memory

Follow the recommendations for the SQL Server version used.

Note: The memory required may vary based on the following:

  • Applications that are running on your system
  • Size and complexity of the database
  • Amount of database activity
  • Number of concurrent users accessing the database
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Software Requirements

Table 8: Software requirements

Operating System

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

Microsoft Windows XP 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

Microsoft Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

Database Software

SQL Server 2000 32-bit and 64-bit (All Service Packs)

SQL Server 2005 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

SQL Server 2008 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

SQL Server 2008 R2 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

SQL Server 2012 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

SQL Server 2014 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) (All Service Packs)

Additional Software

.Net Framework 2.0 or above installed before you install the LiteSpeed Engine Configuration Editor.

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Upgrade and Compatibility

This version of LiteSpeed Engine for SQL Server supports automatic upgrade from the previous versions. Run the LiteSpeed Engine 2.0.3 installer. It will uninstall the previous version automatically and prompt for a reboot. Reboot the computer and complete installation. If it does not start back up after rebooting, you should manually run the installer.

Product Licensing

For existing customers:

  • If you purchased LiteSpeed and received your new license, enter the License Key and Site Message value during the installation or register LiteSpeed later.
  • If you purchased LiteSpeed but have not received your new LiteSpeed license, please go to https://support.quest.com/contact-support and request your upgrade.
  • If you have any other licensing questions related to your purchase, please go to https://support.quest.com/contact-support.

For trial customers:

Getting Started

Contents of the Release Package

The LiteSpeed Engine release package contains the following products:

  1. LiteSpeed Engine for SQL Server version 2.0.3
  2. Product Documentation, including:
    • User Guide
    • Release Notes

Installation Instructions

Double-click on the installer and follow the on-screen directions. See the LiteSpeed Engine User Guide for full details on installing LiteSpeed Engine.

Globalization

This section contains information about installing and operating this product in non-English configurations, such as those needed by customers outside of North America. This section does not replace the materials about supported platforms and configurations found elsewhere in the product documentation.

This release is Unicode-enabled and supports any character set. In this release, all product components should be configured to use the same or compatible character encodings and should be installed to use the same locale and regional options. This release is targeted to support operations in the following regions: North America, Western Europe and Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, Far-East Asia, Japan.

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