Electric Cloud is pleased to announce the release of ElectricAccelerator® v5.1

Original Creation Date: 2010-05-11 00:59:13 UTC


In addition to performance and stability enhancements, version 5.1 includes multiple improvements to the installation experience and supported platforms.  Electric Cloud recommends all customers upgrade ElectricAccelerator to version 5.1.  The release highlights are included below.  See the Release Notes for a summary of product improvements and known issues.


Release Highlights

ElectricAccelerator 5.1 includes several new features including:


  • New Installer – ElectricAccelerator 5.1 includes a new installer which is faster, easier to use, and more compatible with a wider range of host operating systems.  
  • New Platforms – Version 5.1 includes platform support for a broad range of new platforms, including:
  • SuSE 11 (32- or 64-bit)
  • Ubuntu 9.10 (32- or 64-bit) and 8.04 (32-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32- or 64-bit) and Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 – ElectricAccelerator 5.1 includes support for ElectricAccelerator VisualStudio Add-In 3.0, which is compatible with the new VisualStudio 2010 release.


Download Instructions
Download ElectricAccelerator 5.1 and its documentation from the Electric Cloud FTP site.


  1. Log in to the Electric Cloud FTP site at http://ftp.electric-cloud.com/ftp/ or ftp://ftp.electric-cloud.com
  2. Navigate to the accel-5.1.0 directory
  3. Documentation is located in the docs directory
  4. Platform-specific installers are in the windows, solaris, and linux directories.
  5. VisualStudio Add-In 3.0 is in the VSP-3.0.0 directory


Supported Configurations

See the “System Requirements and Supported Platforms” section in the ElectricAccelerator Installation and Configuration Guide for a complete list of supported platforms and configurations.


Supported Upgrade Paths

ElectricAccelerator 5.1 supports upgrades from version 4.x and higher.  See the “Upgrading ElectricAccelerator” chapter in the ElectricAccelerator Installation and Configuration Guide for complete upgrade instructions.



Contact Customer Support with issues related to this release at support@electric-cloud.com.

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