Reviewing the Number of Servers

The challenge is to determine how many servers are needed, whether services should be partitioned across multiple servers within the same site, and whether multiple servers should be distributed across various geographical locations.

It is always a good idea to start with a single site portal and then scale the solution to address specific departmental or business unit requirements.

You want to start considering multiple sites if your organization has large groups of users spread out across many sites, separated by a slow network link. Another factor that may impact your decision to consider multiple sites is if your solution requires separate functional goals. For example, some large sites may require their own ...

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