System requirements for your external database
Last updated: January 24, 2023
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No matter which deployment type you choose, we recommend that you use an external database. The external database stores the accumulated data from your scans. The required size depends on the number of scans that you perform and the number of issues found.
The following table indicates the quantity of data that you are likely to accumulate:
|Number of scans||Data storage|
Supported database versions
The following external database versions are fully supported:
|MariaDB||10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6|
|Microsoft SQL server||2014, 2016, 2017, 2019|
|Oracle||12.2, 18c, 19c|
|PostgreSQL||9.4, 9.5, 9.6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14.2|
AWS Aurora databases are not supported.
Database hardware requirements
The size of your database instance depends on the number of concurrent scans that you want to run, and the type of database.
For a database instance such as AWS RDS, we recommend a minimum of 2 vCPUs and 8GB RAM, for example a db.t3.large instance.
If you need help with the system requirements, please email our support team.
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