Sequence System Requirements

Sequence Enterprise System Requirements

Sequence Enterprise is comprised of three components that operate in a Microsoft Windows-based environment. Components of the system can be arranged to meet specific load requirements and can also be consolidated with customer-owned equipment and software to leverage their existing infrastructure, where possible.

The system utilizes a combination of a web server, database server, and client software to provide complete functionality.  

  • Sequence recommends that client workstations and server(s) be on the local area network.  While it is possible to work on a wide area network and virtual private networks, experience has shown that performance on a LAN is vastly superior.
  • Users maintaining documentation will interact with Sequence via a client/server application (WinSequence/Engineering Clients). WinSequence uses the .NET framework and is written in C#.
  • WinSequence interacts with SQL Server (a version of which can be freely installed) to acquire data and the web server (Microsoft IIS) to acquire images.
  • SQL Server and the Web Server can reside on the same machine.
  • When instructions are deployed electronically, users access read-only versions using a supported browser.
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Two components need to be included in the corporate back-up plan, the SQL Server database and the image repository, which resides in a physical directory on the webserver.
Sequence Enterprise uses SQL Server as its database platform. The software can be installed using an existing license of SQL Server 2005, 2008  or 2012. If no license of SQL Server exists, SQL Express can be installed at no charge. SQL Express is a ‘light’ version of SQL Server. It is recommended that SQL Express be used for no more than 20 total users. The requirements below reflect this recommendation.
Target User Base  Imported Rows from MRP   Recommended Minimum 
Up to 20 Total Users

No MRP/ERP/PLM Integration or 100,000 rows or less

  • 2.0 GHz Processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 20 GB space available
  • Windows 2003/2008/2012 Server
  • Network Adapter
  • Backup Device (Tape or removable disk)
  • UPS
  • Appropriate decision on hard disk for   redundancy such as a RAID drive
  • 1.0 GHz Processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 20 GB space available
  • Windows 2003 Server
  • Network Adapter
  • Backup Device (Tape or removable disk)
  • UPS

 Up to 20 total users

Greater than 100,000 rows

  • 2 x 2 GHz Processor
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 20 GB space available
  • Windows 2003/2008/2012 Server
  • Network Adapter
  • Backup Device (Tape or removable disk)
  • UPS
  • Appropriate decision on hard disk for redundancy   such as a RAID drive
  • 2.0 GHz Processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 20 GB space available
  • Windows 2003 Server
  • Network Adapter
  • Backup Device (Tape or removable disk)
  • UPS

 More than 20 total Users

 Greater than 100,000 rows

  • 2 x 2 GHz Processor
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 20 GB space available
  • Windows 2003/2008/2012 Server
  • SQL Server 2005/2008/2012
  • Network Adapter
  • Backup Device (Tape or removable disk)
  • UPS
  • Appropriate decision on hard disk for redundancy   such as a RAID drive
  •  2 .0 GHz Processor
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 20 GB space available
  • Windows 2003 Server
  • SQL Server 2005
  • Network Adapter
  • Backup Device (Tape or removable disk)
  • UPS
Platform  Recommended  Supported Minimum
 Windows OS
  • I3 Processor
  • 4 Gb RAM
  • 1280x800 Monitor
  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Pro
  • Windows XP Pro
  • 1.0 GHz Processor
  • 2 Gb RAM
  • 10240x768 Monitor
 OS Platform  Recommended  Supported Browsers  Minimum

 Windows

  • I3 Processor
  • 4 Gb RAM
  • 1280x800 Monitor
  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Google Chrome 
  • Chrome
  • FireFox
  • Safari,
  • Internet Explorer 8 + 
  • Windows XP Pro
  • 1.0 GHz Processor
  • 1 Gb RAM
  • 10240x768 Monitor
  • Internet Explorer 8

 iPad

  • 1 GHz A5
  • 16 Gb
  • iPad 2 +
  • Safari
  •  1 GHz A5
  • 16 Gb
  • Safari

 Android

  • 1.2 GHz Processor
  • 8 Gb
  • Chrome
  •  Chrome
  • 1.2 GHz Processor
  • 8 Gb
  • Chrome
While images taken with any digital cameral can be added to Sequence using the import or drag 'n drop functionality, a Nikon "D" series digital SLR is required for "Direct to Sequence Connectivity."  The Nikon D3000 & D3100 with standard 18-55 mm lens is the most affordable.  Recommend purchasing an additional 1GB memory card.
Reporting is most commonly achieved from data captured within Sequence using Crystal Reports or similar report writer.  Sequence staff have significant expertise in this area and can typically assist with any reporting requirements.