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Requirements and support information for Data Bridge 3.5.0

Supported platform information, tested configurations, as well as hardware and software requirements for the 3.5.0 release are listed below.

Software and hardware mentioned below may have their own additional requirements.

Server and database requirements

NexJ Data Bridge is designed to work with a variety of operating systems, databases, and servers.

If you need support for a configuration that is not listed, contact your NexJ representative to discuss your requirements.

Supported platforms

NexJ Data Bridge works with the following operating systems, databases, and servers.

Operating systems

  • Windows Server
  • CentOS
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Microsoft Windows

Application server

  • NexJ Model Server

Web servers

  • Apache HTTP Server
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)

Database server

  • Microsoft SQL Server

Tested systems, servers, and databases

NexJ Data Bridge has been tested with the following versions of operating systems, application servers, web servers, and databases.

Operating system

  • CentOS Linux 7

Application server

  • NexJ Model Server 8.8.8.x and 9.x

Web server

  • Apache HTTP Server 2.4.6


  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017

Apache Kafka

Data Bridge 3.5.0 was integrated with Apache Kafka 2.0.1 for testing of the event streaming and publishing a snapshot to a Kafka topic.

Data Bridge 3.5.0 includes the Kafka Producer API version 1.1.1.

Core test stack

The following stack formed the core test environment for Data Bridge 3.5.0.

The row in the following table represents a single core testing stack used during the development and test cycle of version 3.5.0. Where applicable, additional version details are provided following the table.

Application serverWeb serverDatabaseJava
NexJ Model ServerApache 2.4.6MSSQL 2017JDK 8

Application server details

NexJ Model Server
Every release of NexJ CRM includes the version of NexJ Model Server that should be used alongside it.

Web server details

Apache 2.4.6
Apache HTTP Server 2.4.6

Database details

MSSQL 2017
Microsoft SQL Server 2017 (14.0.3025.34)

Java details

NexJ Model Server
Java SE Development Kit 11 (JDK 11)

Required database drivers

NexJ Data Bridge uses various drivers to communicate with its supported databases. To ensure successful communication with your databases, use the driver versions below when you deploy NexJ Data Bridge. 

Database server for deployment and data integration

Microsoft SQL Server
To run on or integrate with Microsoft SQL Server databases, you should use the jtds-1.2.2-9.jar driver located in the %NEXJ_PLUGIN%\ext folder. For example, if you install NexJ Studio in C:\nexj_studio\13.x, the driver will be in C:\nexj_studio\13.x\plugins\com.nexjsystems.nexjstudio_version\ext.

NexJ client requirements

The following topics provide the hardware and software requirements for accessing NexJ Data Bridge from various client devices.

NexJ Data Bridge end user system requirements (desktop)

To run a NexJ application client such as NexJ Data Bridge, the end user's computer must meet the following requirements.

Recommended workstation specifications

Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7

6 GB RAM or higher

Operating system
Windows 10

Resolution display

  • 1920 x 1080 (desktop)
  • 1600 x 900 (laptop)

Minimum required workstation specifications

Intel Core 2 Duo 2.33GHz


Operating System
Windows 10

Resolution Display
1280 x 1024

Recommended browser

  • Current version of Google Chrome

NexJ Studio hardware and software requirements

Your system must meet the following requirements to be able to install and use NexJ Studio.

Operating Systems

  • Microsoft Windows 10

The 64-bit version of the Microsoft Windows operating system is recommended.

Minimum hardware requirements

  • 12 GB RAM (16 GB or higher recommended)
  • 2 GB free disk space for each workspace


  • Java SE Development Kit 8 (JDK 8)
  • Java Runtime Environment 8 (JRE 8)

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