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Planning for scalability in Microsoft SharePoint governance
This article is part of the SharePoint Insider issue of March 2009
Brien M. Posey Performance and scalability are two critical, but often overlooked, considerations in a SharePoint governance plan. Traditional file servers typically don't get bogged down as the volume of data stored on the server increases, but the same cannot always be said for SharePoint. That's why it is so important to plan for scalability from the very beginning. When considering SharePoint governance, remember that an organization is not static. The volume of enterprise content stored in SharePoint's lists and document libraries is almost always going to grow exponentially over time. The number of SharePoint sites created by individual departments in your organization is likely to grow steadily as well, so make sure that the SharePoint governance plan you create today will still be viable tomorrow as the scale of your organization's SharePoint deployment increases. Setting quotas for the long term One way to plan for SharePoint scalability is to determine whether the quota limitations you have set in your governance plan ...
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