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Server-Class Machine Requirements

Server-class machine requirements pertain to the following TT products:

  • TT Gateway
  • Autospreader® SE
  • Algo SE
  • Synthetic SE
  • FIX Adapter
  • FMDS
  • Price Proxy
  • Historical Fill Server (HFS)
  • TT WAN Router
  • X_TRADER® Remote Host
  • SQL Databases

Hardware

Requirement

Operating System

Windows Server 2012: requires TT Gateway 7.17.50 and higher.

Windows Server 2008 R2

Note: TT Gateways 7.15 and earlier require Windows Server 2003.

Processor and Memory

Four cores (eight cores or more is preferred) with a minimum of 4GB RAM

Network Card

  • Two or more NICs with one pointed to the internal network and one or more pointed to the exchange
  • Match the speed and duplex settings of the switch port and NIC to maximize speed and avoid duplex mismatches

Note: Due to driver and firmware limitations, TT does not recommend using certain Ethernet cards in a production environment. Refer to Server-Class Machine Optimizations for specific chipset and version recommendations.

Hard Drive

30 GB or more of available space to accommodate TT software and log files

Server or Product Recommendation or Exception

Algo SE

Algo SE requires at least Windows Server 2003 R2, 64-bit and at least 8 cores (e.g., two-quad core processors).

Autospreader SE

Autospreader SE 7.17 and higher requires Windows Server 2008 R2, 64-bit. Older versions require Windows Server 2003 R2, 32 or 64 bit.

All versions require at least 8 cores (e.g., two-quad core processors).

Synthetic SE

Synthetic SE 7.17 and higher requires Windows Server 2008 R2, 64-bit. Synthetic SE 7.3.X 64-bit also requires Windows Server 2008 R2, 64-bit.

All Synthetic SE 32-bit versions require Windows Server 2003 R2, 32 or 64 bit.

All versions require at least 8 cores (e.g., two-quad core processors).

FIX Adapter

FIX Adapter 7.8.x 64-bit and higher requires Windows Server 2003 R2, 64-bit or Windows Server 2008 R2, 64-bit.

FIX Adapter 7.8.x 32-bit and higher requires Windows Server 2003 R2, 32-bit or 64-bit, or Windows Server 2008 R2, 32-bit or 64-bit.

Pre-7.8.x FIX Adapters require Windows Server 2003 R2, 32-bit or 64-bit.

60GB or more of available space, per FIX Adapter instance and .Net Framework 2.0 or higher

FMDS

300 GB or larger hard drive

TT User Setup Server

Requires at least two instances of the TT User Setup Server per trading environment

TTM

When TTM is deployed as a Remote Host, TT recommends Windows Server 2008 R2, SP1 64-bit for optimum performance and scalability

HFS

Hard drive capacity depends on the amount of data being saved, and how many markets are being traded, etc. 300 GB or larger hard drive is recommended.