Solver Foundation Standard Edition v3.1 32-bit (English) - Microsoft Imagine

Solver Foundation Standard Edition v3.1 32-bit (English) - Microsoft Imagine


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Microsoft Solver Foundation is a .NET solution for mathematical optimization and modeling.  Solver Foundation makes it easier to build and solve real optimization models. Solver Foundation includes a declarative modeling language (OML) for specifying optimization models; a .NET API and runtime (Solver Foundation Services) for model creation, reporting, and analysis; and powerful built-in solvers.

Key features include:

•    Modeling and solving scenarios by using constraints, goals, and data.
•    Programming in the Optimization Modeling Language (OML), in C# imperatively, in F# functionally, or in any .NET language.
•    Built-in solvers for commonly encountered model types.
•    Integration with popular solvers such as Gurobi, Ziena Knitro, Frontline Solver Platform SDK™, Mosek™, FICO™ Xpress, LINDO, and lp_solve.
•    Interfaces to familiar tools such as Microsoft Office Excel and SharePoint to create and solve models.

Solver Foundation Standard Edition v3.1

The following operating systems are supported.

  • Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit

You must have administrator privileges on the development computer to install Solver Foundation. The following software should be installed on the development computer:

•    Visual Studio 2008 or Visual Studio 2010.
•    Optional. F# runtime.
•    Optional. IronPython, which you can download from the product website.

Supported Hardware

The following table lists the number of processor cores and the RAM supported by a Solver Foundation solution in the various editions.

Hardware    Express and Standard
CPU                          4
Cores                       8
RAM                       1 TB

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