Recommended SQL & Remote Desktop Server Specifications for Sage Evolution

Sage Evolution runs on Microsoft SQL Server. The supported versions are:

  • SQL 2012 Server
  • SQL 2014 Server
  • SQL 2016 Server

SQL Standard Editions are recommended (not SQL Express Editions).

If you are implementing a stand-alone SQL server that will run the Sage Evolution database, we recommend the following guidelines that cover the majority of use cases.

Note: Please contact us to install and configure SQL server to our preferred configuration. Please do not install SQL Server as its possible we will be uninstalling it and re-installing.

Component1-10 Users11+
CPU2 – 4 Cores4 – 8 Cores
RAM16 – 32GB32 – 64GB
HDDSSD or SAS (10K or Higher)SSD
OSWindows 2012 R2 or Windows 2016Windows 2012 R2 or Windows 2016

If Implementing a Terminal Server to run Sage Evolution and Office Applications, we recommend the following Guidelines.

Component 1 – 10 Users 11+
CPU 2 – 4 Cores 4 – 8 Cores
HDD SSD or SAS (10K or Higher) SSD
OS Windows 2012 R2 or Windows 2016 Windows 2012 R2 or Windows 2016

 

  Sage Evolution  Only Sage Evolution + Office Apps
RAM 2GB Per User 3 – 4GB Per User

 

If Implementing an SQL Server and Terminal Server combined, we recommend the following Guidelines:

Component 1 – 10 Users 11+
CPU 4 Cores  8+ Cores
HDD SSD SSD
OS Windows 2012 R2 or Windows 2016 Windows 2012 R2 or Windows 2016

 

  Sage Evolution Only Sage Evolution + Office Apps
RAM 16 – 32 GB + 2GB Per User 32 – 64GB +3 – 4GB Per User

If the client has an existing server(s) please contact us to discuss the existing environment before purchasing new infrastructure for the client.

If you require any further information or would like to ask specific questions on a client’s environment, please contact us on support@pbt.net.au or 1300 720 767.