API Creator can run in a very small footprint. In Amazon, many servers are "micro" instances -- one partial CPU and 1GB of RAM. Locally, you will need at least JDK 1.7 or higher installed.
When installing an API Server on your own hardware or in your own cloud, we recommend:
Most critical is the round-trip time to your database(s). The closer CA Live API Creator is to the database(s), the better. Ideally, the ping time between the API Server machine(s) and the database server(s) should be less than 1ms. You can test this in the API Creator (Test database).
API Creator is provided in a number of alternatives:
JDBC Drivers may be needed to support your specific SQL Database.