This post will provide a brief overview of Aster Express, the minimum configuration, and software that you can download to make your experience better.
What is Aster Express:
Aster Express is a fully functioning Aster environment. It will allow you to build tables, load data into those tables, and run Aster specific analytics. Aster Express can be used by developer, testers, and anyone who is interested in learning more about Aster functionality. We only limit you by the size of data that you can load into the environment. (limited to 9gb to 17gb of data) It is not licenesed for production use and runs on your Microsoft desktop on a couple of VMWare images.
Hardware requirements (minimum):
4 GB memory
20 GB free disk space
CPU should be 64 bit support capable
OS: Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8
VMware Player: Open a browser to run the download and install the free VMware Player
7-Zip: To extract (or uncompress) the Aster Express package