I don't have any background at all in ASP or MS server technologies, but this seems a bit odd to me -
A vendor told my company that their software (written in ASP.Net) required the following on our server(s) for every 5 users of the system.
- 2 CPUs
- 4GB of RAM
So if we have 20 users with this system (accessed via a browser over our LAN), according to the vendor, our server(s) should have 8 CPUs, and 16GB of RAM.
Am I wrong in thinking that for 20 users those systems requirements are kind of crazy? The application doesn't have to do much at all - it's largely just a database front-end that doesn't do any really specialized processing, and with less than 50,000 DB entries. It is integrated with Crystal Reports for reporting.
Does ASP.Net really have such a high resource usage? Could this just be a poorly designed application? Or am I not understanding something?