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Tornado System Requirements

The following is the official system requirements from Microsoft. With today's hardware pricing, it would be difficult to buy an off the shelf system that cannot handle the hardware requirements. The only requirement from Microsoft side is really the O/S. The DotNet framework and database drivers are free. Together with Tornado, you'll have everything you need to develop the most supplicated web DB applications.

.NET Framework System Requirements

To ensure adequate performance, the .NET Framework has the following minimum and recommended system requirements for client and server applications.

Operating System Requirements

The .NET Framework is supported on the following platforms.

Scenario Operating system
Client Microsoft® Windows® 98 Microsoft® Windows® 98 Second Edition
Microsoft® Windows® Millennium Edition
Microsoft® Windows NT® 4.0 Workstation with Service Pack 6.0a or later
Microsoft® Windows NT® 4.0 Server with Service Pack 6.0a or later
Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Professional
Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Server
Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Advanced Server
Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Datacenter Server
Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition
Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional
Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003 family
Note
On all these systems, Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5.01 or later and Microsoft® Windows® Installer 2.0 or later are also required.
Server Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Professional with Service Pack 2.0 Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Server with Service Pack 2.0
Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Advanced Server with Service Pack 2.0
Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Datacenter Server with Service Pack 2.0
Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional
Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003 family

Additional Software Requirements

To use additional features such as ASP.NET, COM+ services, and SQL Server .NET Data Provider, you will need the following additional software.

Scenario Feature Required software
Client SQL Server .NET Data Provider Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.6 or later
  Access to system management information Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) (installed with operating system on Windows 2000, Windows Millennium Edition, and Windows XP)
  COM+ services Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.0
Server SQL Server .NET Data Provider Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.7
  ASP.NET Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.0

Hardware Requirements

Scenario Required processor Recommended processor Required RAM Recommended RAM
Client (Windows Forms and Windows Services) Pentium 90 MHz* Pentium 90 MHz or faster 32 MB* 96 MB or higher
Server Pentium 133 MHz* Pentium 133 MHz or faster 128 MB* 256 MB or higher
*Or the minimum required by the operating system, whichever is higher.

















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