Objective 1.3: Design the Mailbox Server Role

Exchange Mailbox servers are big message storage servers. Out of all of the Exchange roles that you can deploy, the Exchange Mailbox server will utilize the most disk space. Most IT Professionals have heard of Moore’s Law, which suggests that the number of transistors that can be placed on an integrated circuit doubles every two years. Although the growth isn’t nearly as rapid, the amount of information transmitted by email across the world also doubles approximately every four years. This increase in information is reflected in most people’s inboxes, and it is not unheard of in 2011 for some Exchange deployments to allow 50 GB mailbox quotas. This has become necessary because not only do people use ...

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