Plan for performance and capacity (Search Server 2008)
Updated: September 11, 2008
Applies To: Microsoft Search Server 2008
Topic Last Modified: 2008-09-09
Performance and capacity planning is the process of mapping your solution design to a farm size and set of hardware that will support your business goals. This section provides information about how to plan performance and capacity for your Search Server 2008 or Search Server 2008 Express farm.
The articles in this chapter include the following:
About performance and capacity planning (Search Server 2008) walks you through the process of determining the hardware requirements for a single farm, and provides an overview of the planning process.
Estimate performance and capacity requirements for Search Server 2008 discusses test results and recommendations specific to Search Server 2008 and Search Server 2008 Express. This article also includes software limits and guidelines for acceptable performance.