Requirements and support information for Data Bridge 3.6.1
Supported platform information, tested configurations, as well as hardware and software requirements for the 3.6.1 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.
NexJ Data Bridge works with the following operating systems, databases, and servers.
- Windows Server
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux
- Microsoft Windows
- NexJ Model Server
- Apache HTTP Server
- Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
- Microsoft SQL Server
Data Bridge 3.6.1 includes kafka-clients 3.0.0 and supports any version of Apache Kafka broker compatible with this library.
Tested systems, servers, and databases
NexJ Data Bridge has been tested with the following versions of operating systems, application servers, web servers, and databases.
- CentOS Linux 7
- NexJ Model Server 22.04.3.0 and 22.11
- Apache HTTP Server 2.4.6
- Microsoft SQL Server 2012
- Microsoft SQL Server 2016
- Microsoft SQL Server 2017
For testing of the event streaming and publishing a snapshot to a Kafka topic, Data Bridge 3.6.1 was integrated with Confluent 6.0.1 server that includes Apache Kafka 2.6 broker.
Core test stack
The following stack formed the core test environment for Data Bridge 3.6.1.
The row in the following table represents a single core testing stack used during the development and test cycle of version 3.6.1. Where applicable, additional version details are provided following the table.
|Application server||Web server||Database||Java|
|NexJ Model Server||Apache 2.4.6||MSSQL 2017||JDK 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 HTTP Server 2.4.6
Microsoft SQL Server 2017 (14.0.3025.34)
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
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
- 1920 x 1080 (desktop)
- 1600 x 900 (laptop)
Minimum required workstation specifications
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.33GHz
4 GB RAM
1280 x 1024
- Current version of Google Chrome
- Current version of Microsoft Edge
NexJ Studio hardware and software requirements
Your system must meet the following requirements to be able to install and use NexJ Studio.
- 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)