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Get started with dataEssence

  • dataEssence is a Windows desktop program which uses a SQL Server database.

  • you can choose whether to run it 'on premise' or 'in the cloud''s up to you.

  • dataEssence has fully met the Windows Client and SQL Server 2008 criteria for the Microsoft "Platform Tests for ISV Solutions" and the Microsoft Windows Azure Platform Test. Streatley Software is also a Microsoft Silver ISV Partner.

How is dataEssence installed?

The software is installed using a downloadable installer. You will be sent a secure link to download this file and guidance documents to help you get up and running. You will need SQL server EXPRESS installed on your PC.

System requirements to run dataEssence and SQL

Supported Operating System

Windows 10 , Windows 7, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2


Intel - compatible processor with a minimum speed of 1 GHz or a faster processor


Minimum 512 MB for SQL Server Express with Tools, and SQL Server Express with Advanced Services and 4 GB for Reporting Services that installs with SQL Server Express with Advanced Services

Hard Disk Space

4.2 GB of free disk space

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Microsoft SQL Server Express

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