Sophora Specs

Technical specifications and requirements for your Sophora CMS.

Sophora DeskClient: Editor and Preview
Sophora DeskClient: Editor and Preview (Image: subshell/CC BY)

Sophora is based on innovative, open software standards and proven components.

Sophora DeskClient (current version) - Desktop App

The Sophora DeskClient is a Java program based on the Eclipse framework, which only has to be unpacked and does not interfere with the system. You can update the DeskClient manually or automatically.

  • RAM: 2 GB of free, dedicated RAM or more.
  • Hard disk space: 1 GB for the installation directory, additional hard disk space for the local cache.
  • Screen resolution: 1,920 x 1,080 pixels or more. When using multiple screens, all must have the same resolution.
  • Fast network and internet connection via HTTPS / proxy.
  • No administration rights required.
  • Java: The DeskClient is bundled with its own Java version.

More about the DeskClient.

You can also use the browser-based Sophora MobileClient as a simplified alternative or supplement to the DeskClient.

Sophora Server (Current Version)

The Sophora Server is a stand-alone Java program to which an external database and search engine are connected.

  • Operating system: Ubuntu (x86-64), Debian (x86-64). The operating systems must be kept up to date with all updates and patches.
  • Java 11 or newer (Oracle JDK and OpenJDK). Java must be kept up to date with all updates and patches.
  • External database systems: Oracle (version 10 or newer), MySQL (version 5 or newer), file system.
  • External systems for preview and delivery: Apache HTTP Server (version 2.4 or newer), Apache Tomcat (version 9 or newer).

More about the Sophora Server.