Before installing SQL Optimizer for SQL Server, ensure your system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements:
|Platform||600 MHz minimum, 1 GHz recommended|
512 MB of RAM minimum, 1 GB recommended
Note: The memory required may vary based on the following:
|Hard Disk Space||
70 MB of disk space to run SQL Optimizer
Note: This is the disk space required for a full installation, which includes 457 MB download of temporary setup files that can be removed at the completion of the installation.
Windows® 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows 8.1 Enterprise (with Update) (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows 10 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2 (with Update)
Windows Server 2016
Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.0
Note: The .NET Framework Client Profile is not supported.
SQL Server® 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019
SQL Server 2005 Express
SQL Server 2008 Express
Note: SQL Server Compact edition is NOT supported.
|Cloud Database Service||Microsoft SQL Azure™ Database|
Microsoft Internet Explorer® 6.0 or later.
Adobe® Acrobat® Reader 7.0 or later (for viewing the Installation Guide).
SQL Server Management Objects (SMO); for more information about SMO, please visit http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms162189.aspx. You can also simply install Management Studio from SQL Server installation media.
Before installing SQL Optimizer, review the following for virtualization support:
SQL Optimizer has been tested with the following:
Note: SQL Optimizer may work in virtualization environments other than the ones in which it was tested.
The SQL Optimizer for SQL Server release package contains the following products:
Refer to the SQL Optimizer for SQL Server Installation Guide for installation instructions.
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. It supports simultaneous operation with multilingual data. 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.