Estimate performance and capacity requirements (Office SharePoint Server)

Updated: April 23, 2009

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

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Topic Last Modified: 2016-11-14

In order to provide specific guidance, several configurations were tested that cover the most common usage scenarios for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. These articles include:

Each of these environment-specific articles provides the following information:

  • Key characteristics   General characteristics of the scenario, such as system security, varieties of common user operations, and how the system will grow over time. Assumptions for system architecture, user authentication methods, user response times, and concurrency.

  • Test environment   The design parameters used for testing, including number of users, user operation mix, number of sites, views, indexing, and number of documents per library.

  • Usage profile   Details about the percentage of system resources consumed by user operations, throughput data, and the impact of scale increases on system performance.

  • Recommendations   Recommendations on hardware requirements, throughput, data capacity, performance monitoring, and environment-specific factors.

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