Tag: Best Practices

Capacity and performance considerations for planning a SharePoint Farm

In the midst of all the excitement of creating a new SharePoint 2010 farm or upgrade an existing SharePoint 2007 farm, capacity planning seem to be often ignored.

As Benjamin Franklin said “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail”, so investing sometime on researching a bit about capacity management in SharePoint can save you a lot of agony in the future.

Following articles contain good details which can help you in planning.

http://www.sharepointjoel.com/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=0cd1a63d-183c-4fc2-8320-ba5369008acb&ID=332

http://blogs.kma-llc.net/microknowledge/2011/07/getting-past-the-200gb-content-database-limit-in-sharepoint-2010-sp1.html

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Some good points to consider while planning SharePoint 2010 sites

Some interesting points to consider from Microsoft while planning SharePoint 2010 sites.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263267.aspx

The following PDF lists some important Pros and Cons of creating a Site Collection vs a Site.

http://www.thelapointes.com/blog/presentations/sptechcon/SubsiteOrSiteCollection_SPTechCon_Oct2010.pdf