Installation Requirements and Supported Platforms

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Installation Requirements
The following table lists the software and hardware installation requirements that
CA Live API Creator
 supports:
Requirement
Tested
Should work
Operating Systems
A dedicated server running one of the following:
  • Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.0 and higher
  • CentOS 6.5 or higher
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Mac OSX 10.10
  • Amazon Linux 3.14
You can also install API Server in Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment, including AWS Elastic Beanstalk.
Memory
512MB
Recommended:
 A minimum of 512MB of heap and a maximum of 4 to 8 GB per Java container.
Database for the authentication tokens
  • MySQL 5.6.x (tested version: 5.6.23) with root user and password
  • MariaDB 10.x (tested version: 10.1) with root user and password
    MariaDB requires a minimum of 500 MB for tablespace. 1-10 GB is recommended.
  • PostgreSQL 9.0 or higher
     If you use a version of PostgreSQL prior to 9.4, you cannot specify the schema. Your authentication token schema goes into the public schema.
  • Oracle 12c
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017 (14.0)
  • Apache Derby/JavaDB version 10.10 or higher
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 or higher
  • Oracle 11g or higher
Java 
  • JDK 1.8.0_112 (JDK 8)
  • 1.8.0_112 or higher, 9, and 10
Java Containers
  • Jetty 9.2
  • Apache Tomcat 7.0.64 or Tomcat 8.0.28
  • Oracle WebLogic 12.2.1.3
  • JBoss 7.0.0/WildFly 10.1
  • IBM WebSphere 9.0.0.2
    There is a known limitation when running
    CA Live API Creator
    on a WebSphere Java container. For more information about this limitation, see Release Notes.
  • 8.x and 9.x
  • 7.x, 8.x, and 9.x
  • 12.2.1.3
  • 7.0.0/10.1
  • 9.0.0.2
Docker Containers
  • Docker Community Edition 17.03.0 or later 
  • Docker Enterprise Edition 17.03.0 or later 
Supported Platforms
CA Live API Creator
 supports the following platforms as data sources and drivers.
Data Sources
The following table lists the data source platforms and versions to which you can connect:
Database
Tested
Should work
IBM DB2 for z/OS
10.5
IBM DB2 for Linux, Unix, and Windows
10.5
IBM Db2 for i
7.2
MySQL
5.5.36 and higher
5.6.19 and higher
MariaDB, Amazon Aurora, and other 100% MySQL-compatible databases
Oracle
12c
11g and higher
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft SQL Server 2017 (14.0)
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (11.0), and Microsoft SQL Server 2017 (14.0) and higher
PostgreSQL
9.0 and higher
Apache Derby/JavaDB
10.10 and higher
MongoDB
3.6
Teradata
14 through 16
Informix
12.1
Apache HBase
0.98.10
Apache Cassandra
3.9
Other Data Sources
CA Live API Creator
 supports CSV as a file-based data source.
Drivers
The following table lists the drivers that 
CA Live API Creator
 supports:
Driver
Version
IBM DB2 JDBC
v11.1 FP2 (4.23.42)
This version of the driver supports IBM DB2 for z/OS and IBM DB2 v10.5 for Linux, Unix, and Windows.
IBM Toolbox for Java JDBC
7.3.0.5
MySQL JDBC
5.1.45
MariaDB JDBC
2.2.1
Oracle JDBC
12.2.0.1
Microsoft JDBC driver for SQL Server
6.4
PostgreSQL JDBC
The PostgreSQL JDBC driver has a known limitation. For more information about this limitation, see Release Notes.
42.2.2
JavaDB/Apache Derby JDBC
10.13
Salesforce JDBC
17.0.6634.0
SAP NetWeaver JDBC
16.0.6243
Apache HBase JDBC
17.0.6634.0
Apache Cassandra JDBC
16.0.6348.0
CSV JDBC
17.0.6642.0 
MongoDB
3.2.2
Teradata JDBC
16.20.00.04
IBM Informix JDBC
4.10.12
Supported Messaging Protocols
CA Live API Creator
 supports the following messaging protocols:
  • MQTT
  • Kafka
  • JMS
  • RabbitMQ
Supported API Documentation
CA Live API Creator
 supports the OpenAPI (Swagger) RESTful API Documentation Specification 2.0 for defining REST APIs.
Supported Web Browsers
CA Live API Creator
 supports the following web browsers:
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
Use the latest production-level versions of these browsers whenever possible.