Capacity management and sizing for SharePoint Server 2013

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Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise, SharePoint Server 2013 Standard

Topic Last Modified: 2013-12-18

Summary:Learn about the concepts and planning considerations for managing the capacity of a SharePoint Server 2013 environment.

The articles in this section help you to make the following decisions regarding the appropriate capacity for your SharePoint Server 2013 environment:

  • Understand the concepts behind effective capacity management.

  • Define performance and capacity targets for your environment.

  • Select the appropriate data architecture.

  • Choose hardware to support the number of users and the features you intend to deploy.

  • Test, validate, and adjust your environment to achieve your performance and capacity targets.

  • Monitor and adjust your environment to match demand.

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