Measuring Concurrent Site Users – SharePoint 2010 and other

This post was written as I was working to analyze traffic on SharePoint 2010, but it could be used for any website log traffic analysis. Measuring concurrent users on your web site over time is important to understand characteristics of the site’s performance—its overall throughput—based on its load.  In fact, planning worksheets on TechNet tell…

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SharePoint 2010 List and Library Size

Great news about increased list capacities for SharePoint 2010: Max recommended SharePoint 2010 list size is 30 million items or documents! Plus, the maximum recommended number of items or documents in a view is now 5,000.  Specific guidelines are given in SharePoint Server 2010 Capacity Management- Software Boundaries and Limits. We still highly recommend nesting…

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SharePoint 2010 Content Database Size

Great news about increased storage capacities for SharePoint 2010: Max recommended SharePoint 2010 content database size is 200 GB! This is double that of MOSS 2007, and for specific workloads—large, single-site repositories and archives with non-collaborative IO and usage patterns such as Records Centers—content databases up to 1 TB are supported.  The specific guidance is…

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Scaling My Sites; How Many My Sites per Content DB?

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. I’ve worked with several companies who have between 100,000 and 200,000 employees.  Naturally, they want to architect a solution for MySites that can accommodate everyone in the company.  TechNet has information in the Plan for software boundaries article, but a few numbers are ambiguous or…

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