Before you deploy Mirage, verify that all database software requirements are satisfied.

Table 1. Database Software Requirements for Mirage Components

Component

Requirements

Database software

  • Windows Installer 4.5 (MS KB942288) or later

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 64-bit SP1 Express, Standard, and Enterprise editions

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 64-bit R2 Express, Standard, and Enterprise editions

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express, Standard, and Enterprise editions

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Express, Standard and Enterprise editions

  • Note:

    If you install SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows Server 2012, you must install Service Pack 1 or later.

MS SQL Server must be set up with Windows Authentication. The Windows account used for installing Mirage must have dbcreator privileges, and the user account running the Mirage server services must be configured with access privileges to the Mirage database.

Database Sizing Requirements

Table 2. Mirage Database Sizing Guidelines

Mirage Cluster Size

Minimum System Requirements

Mirage cluster with fewer than 5000 endpoints

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express R2, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express, Standard, and Enterprise editions

At least one CPU, 2.0 GHz or faster

At least 1 GB RAM

Mirage cluster with more than 5000 endpoints

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Standard R2, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express, Standard, and Enterprise editions

At least two CPUs, 2.0 GHz or faster

At least 4 GB RAM

The database sizing requirements for Mirage are based on the Microsoft hardware and software requirements for installing SQL Server 2008 R2.