Performance Requirements

Selecting an appropriate server platform is an extremely important step in a successful portal deployment. Leveraging your hardware vendor's Microsoft product expertise (especially SharePoint, Exchange, and SQL) can make a huge difference in the success of your Portal project. Of course, the key individual server hardware requirements are related to CPU speed, RAM, and hard disk space, but assistance in designing servers for specific server roles (such as Portal servers dedicated to server crawling, Index servers, corporate vs business unit searching, or other servers dedicated to Exchange, SQL2000, Active Directory Domain Servers, and so on) will assist you in budgeting, planning for, and installing each of these components. ...

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