Hardware Specifications

GovCollect Hardware Specifications
The proper server and database make a performance difference.

The current version of our software is hosted by each client.  In 2020, with the full release of our web version, we will give customers the choice to host them self or with us.

Here is the setup submitted to us for a mid size city enjoying very responsive performance.  You do not have to use exact models.  These are examples for your hardware professional.

The server can be set up as a Virtual Machine (VM) that is a 4 core processor with at least 16 GB memory. The Virtual Server is running on a Dell Poweredge R610 host machine that can be running other virtual machines on this specific host.  You do not have to use Dell.

Allocate 150GB of disk space to handle the OS and MS SQL.


You can — USE SQL EXPRESS – If you have less than 5 users SQL EXPRESS is free but you have to install the proper version and it limits you to a 10 GB database.

MS SQL Server 2012  thru 2017 are good to go – You should be using this as your database product. You will have to purchase licenses from Microsoft (or your hardware vendor). Municipalities can receive a better price buying direct. We do not charge you for the licenses. Buy as many as you need/want from Microsoft.

Note: The latest service pack is recommended for optimal functionality.
Installation on the above Operating Systems on properly configured virtual environments like VMWare, Citrix, and Microsoft Virtual Server is a supported configuration.

Supported Database Platforms
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 thru 2017 (32-bit and 64-bit)

Note: The latest service pack is recommended for optimal functionality.

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