Ensuring Availability and Performance

Many things can affect the performance of SharePoint Server 2007, such as server processor speed and type, bus speed, network speed, disks and many other factors. All these things must be carefully considered when designing your SharePoint Server 2007 implementation. Web front-end servers, for example, are input/output (I/O) intensive applications, while application servers, such as Excel or index servers, are processor-intensive applications. This is another place to make informed, deliberate decisions about processor types in your farm. Remember that the bulk of your data, including all document libraries and lists, is stored on the SQL Server server specified in Central Administration. SharePoint Server ...

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