Database Management System (DBMS) Requirements

MeasurLink 9 ships with Microsoft SQL Server Express Edition 2017 (and 2014 SP1 for Windows 7 or 32-bit systems). These can be for a standalone or a workgroup installation (we recommend 5 licenses or fewer when using SQL Server Express).

MeasurLink supports the following Microsoft SQL Server versions:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise Edition

Operating System Requirements

All MeasurLink 9 products are supported on the following Microsoft Windows Operating System versions:

  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8 and 8.1 (not including Windows RT versions)
  • All Windows 10 versions (not including Mobile and IoT versions)
  • All Windows 11 versions (not including IoT versions)
  • Both 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems supported

MeasurLink 9 is not supported under Windows Vista, XP, 95, or NT (NT4 or previous releases)

Hardware Requirements

These requirements are the minimum for the Windows OS and may not provide optimum performance. In general, the more powerful the PC, the faster the response times!

Windows 111 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
Windows 104 gigabytes (GB) RAM 32-bit or 8 gigabytes (GB) RAM 64-bit
Windows 8/8.116 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
Windows 7DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
DVD-ROM drive (optional)