Sun Java System Message Queue 4.2 Installation Guide

Hardware Requirements

In order to install Message Queue 4.2, your Windows system should satisfy the minimum hardware requirements shown in Table 4–1. See Supported Platforms and Components for information on software requirements.

Table 4–1 Minimum Hardware Requirements for Windows Installation


Minimum Requirements 


Intel Pentium 3 


256 MB

(2 GB recommended for high-availability or high-volume deployments)

Disk space 

Compressed installation (.zip) file: approximately 44 MB

Temporary working directory (for extracting installation files): approximately 80 MB

Installed product: approximately 20 MB (Message Queue only, not including shared components). More space may be needed if broker stores persistent messages locally.