Server Requirements

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Server Software & Database Requirements
Bought a BirdDog license? Review the server requirements for installing and running BirdDog.
Customers who purchase a license can deploy the server components on-premise or at BirdDog's hosting facility. Our system can be deployed on a dedicated server or a virtual private server.
Minimum Web Server Software Requirements
Web Server must be web site ready. System Requirements must be met for the version of software being installed.

Hardware required:
  • Windows 2008 Server
  • Minimum: 2 GB of RAM, recommended: 4 GB of RAM
  • 2.4 GHZ Processor
  • .Net Framework 4.5.1
  • 300-500 MB of available hard disk space per installed instance of BirdDog
BirdDog server software can be installed on the following:
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008. Supports both x86 (32-bit) and x64 (64-bit) installs
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012. Supports both x86 (32-bit) and x64 (64-bit) installs
Database Server Requirements
Hardware requirements:
  • Minimum: 2 GB of RAM, recommended: 4 GB of RAM
  • 200 MB of available hard disk space. Depending on the number of transactions, additional hard disk space may be required to store large number of transactions
  • Document Management, additional hard disk space depending on the amount of documents. 5GB of documents will require 5GB of additional storage. Consider this, Using an estimate of 2,500 pages per file drawer and four file drawers per file cabinet, one can estimate that scanning two four drawer file cabinets full of documents (ten thousand single sided pages) will require 1 GB
The BirdDog database can be hosted by:
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005, any edition, with Service Pack 4
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008, any edition, with Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, any edition, with Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012, any edition, with Service Pack 1

Full-Text Search needs to be installed on your SQL Server for our software to function correctly.