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Elastic Path Commerce Supported Technologies

Elastic Path Commerce Supported Technologies

The following platform technologies are supported by Elastic Path Commerce 7.1.

Changes in the Current Release

Significant changes in the current release are:


  • Oracle JVM 8u144
  • Tomcat 7.0.81
  • Amazon Aurora RDS (MySQL 5.6-compatible)
  • MySQL 5.7
  • MySQL JDBC driver mysql-connector-java-5.1.44-bin.jar


  • Oracle JVM 8u66
  • Tomcat 7.0.75
  • MySQL JDBC driver mysql-connector-java-5.1.37-bin.jar

Supported Platforms

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 7.3 Certified
CentOS 7.3 Certified
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.X Compatible
CentOS 7.X Compatible
Generic Linux (kernel v3.10-x) Compatible

Java Virtual Machine

Platform Support Level
Oracle 8, 8u144 Certified
IBM JRE Not Supported
HP JRE Not Supported
JRockit JRE Not Supported

Java Target and Source are 1.8

Java SDK

Platform Support Level
Oracle HotSpot 1.8, 64-bit JVM Certified

Application Servers

Platform Support Level
Tomcat 7.0.81 Certified


Platform Support Level
Amazon Aurora RDS (MySQL 5.6-compatible) Certified
MySQL 5.6 Certified
MySQL 5.6 on Amazon RDS Certified
MySQL 5.7 Certified
MySQL 5.7 on Amazon RDS Certified
Oracle 11g R2 (Enterprise Edition Release) Compatible
Oracle 11g R2 RAC Compatible
Oracle 11g R2 ( on Amazon RDS Certified
Oracle 12c ( Compatible
Oracle 12c ( on Amazon RDS Certified
SQL Server 2014 Compatible
SQL Server 2014 on Amazon RDS Certified

JDBC Driver Versions

Platform Supported Driver
MySQL 5.6, MySQL 5.7, Amazon Aurora RDS mysql-connector-java-5.1.44-bin.jar
Oracle ojdbc7-
SQL Server sqljdbc4-4.0.jar

Browsers - Elastic Path Commerce Administration

Browser Support Level
Chrome (latest version) Certified
Internet Explorer 11 (latest version) Certified
Microsoft Edge (latest version) Certified
Note: Minimum supported screen resolution is 1366 x 768

Cortex Client Applications

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