System Requirements

You can deploy PLA 3.0 in a variety of scenarios, depending on your system environment and business model. Commonly used scenarios include:

  • Deployment for a single user or in a small environment
  • Deployment in a multi-user environment
  • Deployment in a terminal server environment

The requirements your system has to meet depend on the deployment scenario.
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Deployment on a local system

The local system on which you want to deploy PLA 3.0.5 has to meet the system requirements listed below

Item Minimum Recommended
Operating system Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 2012, 2016, 2019
Processor Single-core, 2 GHz Quad-core, 2,4 GHz, or faster
Memory 4 GB RAM 8 GB RAM
Hard disk* 1 GB 2 GB of available space, or more
Graphics display 1280x1024 1920x1080
Minimum color depth 16 Bit 16 Bit
Storage space per database About 100MB About 100MB
Storage space per assay About 1 MB including audit trail, depending on the complexity and the number of changes

* If you want to install additional modules, additional space is required.

Deployment using a Microsoft SQL database server

The Microsoft SQL database server on which you want to deploy PLA 3.0.5 has to meet the system requirements listed below.

Item Minimum Recommended
Version Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Microsoft SQL Server 2014
Processor 1) Single-core, 2 GHz Quad-core, 2,4 GHz, or faster
Memory 1) 2 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Hard disk 2) 500 MB of available space 1 GB of available space, or more
Storage space per database About 100 MB About 100 MB
Storage space per assay About 1 MB including audit trail, depending on the complexity and the number of changes

1) Based on Microsoft recommendations.
2)If you want to install additional modules, additional space is required

Deployment in a terminal server environment

The terminal server on which you want to deploy PLA 3.0.5 has to meet the system requirements listed below.

Item Minimum Recommended
Operating system Windows Server 2012R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019