Access your Pro+ Content below.
Oops! I didn't do any capacity planning for SharePoint
This article is part of the SharePoint Insider issue of December 2009
The biggest mistake most organizations make in terms of capacity planning for SharePoint is to do nothing. Why does that happen? There are plenty of excuses. For one thing, SharePoint is a multi-layered application, so capacity planning can be pretty complex. It's crucial to have knowledge of the different capacity limitations of your Windows file system, Active Directory, .Net framework, Internet Information Services and SQL Server. Knowing those limits can prevent a bottleneck that would slow down the performance, user experience or growth of SharePoint. Some of the most common excuses for capacity planning lapses are that there isn't enough time because of an unrealistic deadline; or, there is insufficient data available on current or past usage to make an intelligent prediction about the rate of future growth. Or perhaps there is a lack of knowledge about how SharePoint stores and manages information. Whatever your reason, here are some guidelines that will help with the planning process. People objects The first SharePoint ...
Access this PRO+ Content for Free!
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant topic offers from TechTarget and its partners. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Contact TechTarget at 275 Grove Street, Newton, MA.
Features in this issue
The latest version of SharePoint offers some revolutionary improvements with just a couple of disappointments.
How do you handle capacity planning for SharePoint? What? You're not doing any at all? Well, you need to fix that. Here's how.
Sometimes a governance policy just isn't enough. Learn how to use SharePoint functionality to enforce the rules.