Cascade Server

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Eckerd College

Cascade Server Requirements

Cascade Server is a centrally-managed web-based application available to all users via a network connection.  Cascade Server is designed to create standards-compliant web content available to site visitors across all browsers and platforms.

CMS Server

  • CPU: 
    • Quad-core (minimum) / 8-core (recommended)
    • NOTE: Cascade can be run in virtualized environments such as VMware and Hyper-V
  • Memory for Cascade Server application:
    • 6 GB RAM (minimum)
    • 8 GB RAM (recommended)
  • Hard Drive space available:
  • Operating System:
    • Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2
    • Mac OS X Server (10.9+)
    • Linux (64-bit)
  • Oracle Java 8 64-bit Server JRE or JDK
    • Java 8u60 or later
    • Note: Other distributions of Java including Open JDK are not supported

CMS Database

  • MySQL 5.6 / 5.5 / 5.1
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 / 2014
  • Oracle 11g / 12c
  • Memory (RAM) for database server: 4GB (minimum) / 8GB (recommended)

Destination Web Server

  • Apache
  • Microsoft IIS
  • nginx
  • Zeus Web Server
  • Other webservers may be used. Cascade Server needs to publish its content via SFTP (i.e. SSH File Transfer Protocol), FTP, or a locally available directory or network share.

Client Machine Requirements (for content contributors)

  • Web Browser:
    • Internet Explorer 9, 10, 11
    • Firefox 25+
    • Apple Safari for OS X or iOS 7+
    • Google Chrome
  • Screen resolutions of 1280x1024 or higher
  • Network connection
   Cascade Server WCM architecture stack

Check out our client case studies for real world examples of Cascade Server in action!