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Elastic Path Commerce Engine

Elastic Path Commerce Engine

The following section is specific to Elastic Path Commerce applications

Supported Platforms for Elastic Path Commerce

The platforms listed here are classified as either Certified Platforms or Compatible Platforms, as indicated.

Operating Systems (for Application Servers)

Platform Support Level
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Certified
CentOS 6.4 Certified
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.X Compatible
CentOS 6.X Compatible
Generic Linux (kernel 2.6) Compatible
Solaris 10 Compatible

Java Virtual Machine

Platform Support Level
Oracle 7, 7u51 Certified
IBM JRE Not Supported
HP JRE Not Supported
JRockit JRE Not Supported

Java Target and Source are 1.7

Java 8 is not supported

Java SDK

Platform Support Level
Oracle HotSpot 1.7, 64-bit JVM Certified

Application Servers

Platform Support Level
WebLogic 11g (10.3.6) Certified
Weblogic 12c (12.1.1) Certified
Tomcat 7.0.x Certified
Note: Notes
  • Continued support of 10.3.6 with minor class loading changes due to OpenJPA 2.3
  • Newly supported 12c (now possible because of OpenJPA 2.3)
  • 6.0.x is dropped because of OpenJPA 2.3 upgrade
  • 7.0.x support continues


Platform Support Level
Oracle 11g R2 (Enterprise Edition Release - 64bit) Certified
Oracle 11g R2 RAC Certified
Oracle 12c ( Certified
MySQL 5.5 Certified
MySQL 5.6 Certified
MS SQL 2008 R2 (Small Deployments only) Certified
MySQL 5.5 on Amazon RDS Compatible
MySQL 5.6 on Amazon RDS Compatible
Oracle 11g R2 on Amazon RDS Compatible

Commerce Manager Client

Platform Support Level
Windows 7 (64-bit Java 7) Certified
Windows 8.1 (64-bit Java 7) Certified
Mac OS X 10.8 (64-bit Java 7, Cocoa) Certified
Mac OS X 10.9 (64-bit Java 7, Cocoa) Certified
Linux Not Supported

Commerce Manager Client Java Web Start

Platform Support Level
Windows 7 (64-bit Java 7) Certified

Supported Standards

  • Elastic Path Commerce: JPA 2.0
  • Elastic Path Commerce Storefront, Commerce Manager, Search Server: Servlet 2.3
  • Elastic Path Cortex API, Cortex Studio: Servlet 2.5

Cortex Client Application Requirements

Client applications that communicate with Cortex API must have the following attributes to work with it:

  • The ability to handle all HTTP response codes (not just 200)
  • The ability to supply at minimum the following HTTP methods: GET, PUT, POST, DELETE
  • Not make any cross-origin requests to Cortex API