RTD.DB Install and Uninstall

RTD.DB Install and Uninstall


To install RTD.DB, unzip the downloaded RTD.DB package and run setup.exe.

Register the application to start a trial period.

Read Concept to learn how to configure your database to get data from trading platforms.

See also Database Templates.


To update RTD.DB, unzip the downloaded RTD.DB package and run setup.exe.


To uninstall RTD.DB, open Control Panel, Programs and Features, then select RTD.DB and click the Uninstall button.

Upgrading from RealTimeToDB

RTD.DB is the next major version of RealTimeToDB. However, RTD.DB is a new product.

So, you can have both RealTimeToDB and RTD.DB installed and test the upgrade with minimal service interruption.

You can test the upgrade in a trial mode and purchase the upgrade to continue use of RTD.DB.

RTD.DB includes the redesigned RTD database. The main install.sql file installs configuration tables only. Other tables are available as Database Templates.

You can continue to use your existing databases as is. RTD.DB 5.0 has the same configuration table structures.

System Requirements

Tested RTD Servers

  • ThinkDesktop, Thinkorswim, division of TD Ameritrade
  • FutureSource, eSignal

Tested DDE Servers

  • ThinkDesktop, Thinkorswim, division of TD Ameritrade
  • Trader Workstation, Interactive Brokers
  • VertexFX Trader, Hybrid Solutions

Supported Architectures:

  • x86, x64

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2, 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019

Supported Versions of Microsoft SQL Server:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019 including Express LocalDB
  • Microsoft Azure SQL Database

Supported Versions of Microsoft SQL Server Compact:

  • Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5, 4.0

Supported Versions of Oracle Database:

  • Oracle Database 10g R1/R2, 11g R1/R2, 12c R1, 18c

Supported Versions of IBM DB2:

  • IBM DB2 9.7-9.8, 10.1, 10.5, 11.1

Supported Versions of MySQL:

  • MySQL 5.5-5.7, 8.0

Supported versions of SkySQL MariaDB:

  • MariaDB 5.5, 10.0-10.5

Supported Versions of NuoDB:

  • NuoDB 2.0-2.6, 3.0

Supported Versions of PostgreSQL:

  • PostgreSQL 8.0-8.4, 9.0-9.6, 10, 11, 12, 13

Supported Versions of SQLite:

  • SQLite 3