Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm curious what the requirements are for Excel Calculation Services in Sharepoint 2010. I found an architecture document but it doesn't list out the specific requirements. (architecture I understand that you can install all the services on one server but it isn't recommended. It then talks about how you can scale up the application servers, and web front ends. What should the hardware look like for both the application server and web front ends? Do I need to setup a standalone box for each application server?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 0 down vote accepted

Microsoft has a bunch of capacity planning white papers for SP 2010 available. One of them covers Excel Services.

Unfortunately, it isn't as simple as "you need a server this big" - it is more "depending on how many users, how many documents, how big the documents are, what phase of the moon, etc."

Here is a link to all of the white papers:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=fd1eac86-ad47-4865-9378-80040d08ac55&displaylang=en

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.