Requirements for using MySQL Workbench.
MySQL Workbench requires a system that runs smoothly. The minimum hardware requirements are:
CPU: 32-bit or 64-bit
Cores: Single (Single Core 3GHz or higher, Dual Core 2GHz or higher recommended)
RAM: 4 GB (6 GB or higher recommended)
Graphic Accelerators: nVidia or ATI with support of OpenGL 2 or higher
Display Resolution: 1280×1024 minimum (1920×1200 or higher recommended)
The following operating systems are officially supported:
Apple Mac OS X v10.6.1+ (32-bit/64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit) or greater
Fedora 15 (32-bit/64-bit)
Oracle Linux 6 (32-bit/64-bit)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32-bit/64-bit) or greater
MySQL Workbench also has the following general requirements:
On startup, the application checks the OpenGL version and chooses between software and hardware rendering. To determine which rendering method is being used, open the Help menu and choose the System Info item.
Requirements for Linux:
The requirements for Linux are embedded within their respective packages. Use the platform specific tool (for example, yum or apt) to install the package and their dependencies.
The "Save password in keychain" functionality requires
gnome-keyring to store the passwords. Note
that on KDE systems, the
daemon is not started by default.
Requirements for Microsoft Windows:
Microsoft .NET 4.0 Framework
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86)
For convenience, the Windows libraries are available as the download “Dependencies for Compiling in Windows”.