Sumac Technical Specifications
This information is provided as a guide only. The functionality of Sumac may vary based on your system configuration. Some features of Sumac require additional system resources or network connectivity.
|2GHz dual core minimum||4GB minimum
|OSX 10.13||64-bit||2GHz dual core minimum||4GB minimum
Ubuntu 16.04 or later
with Gnome desktop environment
|64-bit||2GHz dual core minimum||4GB minimum
In addition to the above requirements, if you are self-hosting your Sumac database, a computer with the following specifications is also required to host your database.
If you are using the Sumac Cloud hosting service, no additional server is required.
Server Computer Hardware Specifications:
Dual core processor
4 GB RAM
10GB free HDD space
Required Software for Server Computer:
MySQL 5.7 Community Edition
– Available for free
– The team at Sumac will help you set this up during installation
– Minimum version 5.7.13, recommended version 5.7.27 or higher
Please refer to this table for a list of operating systems supported by MySQL 5.7: https://www.mysql.com/support/supportedplatforms/database.html
Internet and Network
Sumac itself does not require a continuous connection to the Internet to run. However some specific features of Sumac do (see details below). In order to have access to all of these features we recommend a minimum Internet connection speed of 5mbit/s.
An Internet connection is required during initial setup and installation of the Sumac Desktop application.
Sumac requires a connection to the Internet in order to download the latest security and feature updates.
Customers who are using Sumac Cloud will require an Internet connection at all times in order to access their hosted database.
Sumac support services
Additional Internet bandwidth may be required to fully utilise some of our support services, such as remote assistance.
Customers who are self-hosting their Sumac database must have a network connection to their server computer in order to access their database. A local-only network is acceptable but please note the above limitations.
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