What are the computing requirements for running the SBanalyzer software?

  • SBanalyzer can be installed on computers running Windows 10 or Centos7 or Centos8 OS.
  • Computers below minimum hardware requirements may be useable, but processing can take several days, memory capacity may be exceeded, and drive space may not be sufficient to install Athena and/or SILVA database

Recommended requirements for desktop, standalone server, or laptop:

  • 16 GB RAM (32 GB or greater recommended)
  • Processor Options: Six core i7 4 GHz minimum. 8 core i9 or greater preferred
  • 1 TB disk drive (2 TB or greater preferred)
  • Microsoft Excel for Windows 10, Centos 8 GUI with LibreOffice
  • Can be run on Oracle VM with Centos 8 installed on Mac or Windows machine that meets hardware specs
  • Microsoft Excel for Windows, LibreOffice for CentOS
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