Magento system requirements

This page lists system requirements for the Magento application.

Magento 2.0.x

Magento 2.0.x technology stack requirements

Magento 2.1.x

Magento 2.1.x technology stack requirements

Major differences from 2.0.x:

  • PHP

    • Dropped support for PHP 5.5.x
    • 2.1.2 and later: Added support for PHP 7.0.4
  • MySQL (2.1.2 and later): Compatible with MySQL 5.7
  • Added support for Elasticsearch 1.7 and 2.x (recommended)

    • If you get the Elasticsearch software from the Elasticsearch Linux repository, we support versions 2.x.
    • If you get the Elasticsearch software from their Elasticsearch-PHP repository, we support the 2.0 branch.