Linked Questions

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How much free memory should I have on my webserver? [duplicate]

I have a webserver that's currently hosting two Wordpress sites and some java-based collaboration software. The server has 2G of memory and is currently using about 1.8G of the available memory. ...
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Apache HTTPD configuration for high load [duplicate]

Good day, I want to be able to serve at least 7000 (preferably 10k) concurrent requests from my Apache Httpd. I have configured my httpd.conf with MPM worker with the following setup ServerLimit ...
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which server(s) should I use for my application? (300GB MySQL DB & Sphinx) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I have written an application that uses MySQL & Sphinx for searching and storing information. the application contains a ...
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IRC Server For 50 People? [duplicate]

I've seen this question before and I am sure it will be fine but I want assurance before I do it. I am looking at running an IRC server with 128MB of ram and 500GB of BW. The server will usually ...
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Performance of Asterisk Telephony System on Linux [duplicate]

I needed some idea on the max concurrent calls a standard Asterisk Telephony System can handle on a 64 bit Linux server of 4GB RAM, 4 CPU cores and 10K RPM RAID0 HDD? Most of my calls will be reads. ...
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How do you choose the EC2 instance for your django app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? My team has created a nice django app and now it is going to be deployed on an EC2 instance. Now there are a few questions ...
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will a 100GB database with large tables on MSSQL 2008 server run on a 3GB RAM system? [duplicate]

This will be only for testing and developing. I have a 100 GB DB I am working on and need a sanbox envorinment. The only hardware I have is a desktop with 3GB and 32bit. I am able to install SQL 2008 ...
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Does a 150ms latency is good enough to launch a product (USA hosted in Europe)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? Having worked for weeks on a new mobile app product, we are finally preparing a public launch in the coming weeks. However we ...
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Need puppet server sizing and scale limits [duplicate]

My company is considering adopting Puppet to manage our infrastructure. We've heard that Puppet is not as efficient as other solutions such as CFEngine. Does anyone have any hard data about how many ...
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Planning trunk capacity for multiple GbE switches [duplicate]

Without measuring throughput (it's at the top of the list; this is just theoretical), I want to know the most standard method for trunking VLANs on multiple Gigabit (GbE) switches to a core Layer 3 ...
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How much ram do I need to use a 4gig MySql Database? [duplicate]

I'm having a really hard time figuring out how much ram I need for this database. Right now it's one table that is mostly filled with text content and has +40k entries. mysql> show table status; ...
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How much memory should I put in our SQL server 2008 server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? Currently our SQL server 2008 machine has 24 gb of memory. After analyzing some reports (PAL) and performance counters, I ...
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Server cost for smartphone app with web service [duplicate]

I am working on a smartphone application that will require a backend web service - but I have absolutely clueless to how much it will cost. Web Service will handle: - login of users - cataloging of ...
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Complete infrastructure capacity planning exercise [duplicate]

Despite my colleague and myself being application developers by nature, our current contract engagement has placed us into the infrastructure operations branch of our customer. While we are still ...
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361 views

Sever configuration for 100 users [duplicate]

I have an issue related to what server to approximate for the following scenario (a real situation): I have a server where will be stored some videos that can be accessed through a web application ...
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How do I decide what type of hardware to use for a firewall? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? What are the hardware performance requirements to set up a PFsense firewall on my gigabit Ethernet network? Is ...
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Server Sizing Methodology [duplicate]

Our development environment consist of JBoss 5.0.1 DB Server, SQL Server 2008, Oracle IDM. Hardware is Win 2008 32 bit, 4GB RAM. We have reached stage where our environment can not handle application ...
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how many sites IIS 6 can handle [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? Is there a limit for creating Sites in IIS. i have searched and some forums have it in discussion which says there is no ...
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Where will load fall using Nginx, Varnish, and HAProxy? [duplicate]

We are looking into scaling our servers and I am not sure where load will fall as visitor count increases. I have one HAProzy load balancer, that proxies to two Varnish Nginx static content servers. ...
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IOPS bottleneck in design? [duplicate]

I'm building a 45 drives (backblaze) storage pod for use with Windows 2012 R2 Storage spaces. Spec is 2xE5-2620 v2 cpus, 32 GB ram, 3xLSI 9201-16i cards, 9x1 TB SATA SSDs, and 36x4TB HGST ultrastar ...
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wireless network for about 100 clients using home-grade equipment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? Let me say that I have already read a similar question here - High client density, low cost wifi network? However, I do not ...
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Servers / ram for social network- how many? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I am launching my social network soon and am looking into hosting. The question I am lost considering is: Do I need separate ...
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Is AMD Opteron 3280, 8 cores, 32 GB DDR3 RAM will able to run 200 rails application and 200 mysql database [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I am planning to hosing an rails application + Mysql in dedicated server maximum 200 replicated rails application with 200 ...
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Thin clients over WAN - Capacity planning [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? How reliable is it to run thin clients such as Citrix XenDesktop over the WAN. I am designing an IT solution where the client ...
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How to Handle 100 Million Users - MySQL or NoSQL [duplicate]

I need a solution for social networking webapp, the DB structure is users - login credentials. user_order - user orders. user_friends - user friends. We expect a solution to handle 100 ...
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Can I host multiple sites with one Amazon EC2 instance [duplicate]

I currently have VPS server and I pay around $75 per month and I get: 40GB HD 2Gb RAM 100GB BW 6 core cpu (but i dont use much) I have only one live website running and traffic is only max 100 user ...
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What servers do I need to set up the following simple scenario? [duplicate]

I've founded a start-up recently and am about to add a little structure to it, regarding management, communication and data. I am a software developer and do not know any details about server ...
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localhost webserver vs separate server for small office [duplicate]

We have a small office (4 people at the moment) and work exclusively with healthcare data (HIPAA protected). For the past 2 years we've been storing all client data on a mysql database on my local ...
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Dynamics CRM 2013 hardware requirements [duplicate]

What is the estimated hardware requirements for a Dynamics CRM Implementation that will be accessed by about 30 users with about 200K to 500K contact data? The implementation most likely will use ...
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Throughput; capacity planning help for C10K like design [duplicate]

I am designing a network service in which clients connect and stay connected -- the model is not far off from IRC less the s2s connections. I could use some help understanding how to do capacity ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard + Essentials Setup for Small Office [duplicate]

We want to setup a "small" server for on of our offices (8 Client Computers, local Domain not linked). We need to have an Exchange Server. Unfortunately we cannot use SBS since its support is running ...
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Minimum hardware requirements for running 8 thin clients with LTSP and LAMP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I wanted to figure out what are the minimum hardware requirements for running 8 smooth thin clients with Ubuntu and LTSP. The ...
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Apache with mod_jk with glassfish instances, large number of established connections for low number of users [duplicate]

I making a tuning for our production servers for a portal, we have 4 servers, 2 for web and 2 for app, and there is a firewall before and after web servers (so yes there is a firewall between app and ...
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What are the performance implications of Hyper-threading for single Nehalem+ CPU? [duplicate]

I am choosing between two models of servers, the major difference between them being the the availability of Hyper-Threading. Servers in question are SYS-E32-1 and SYS-E32-3 from So you Start (an OVH ...
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Mongodb/Redis setup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I am contemplating purchasing/setting up a 16gb server which will contain 2 5gb instances of mongodb (multi drive ...
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Calculating required uplink capacity of network switch [duplicate]

Is there any common method (usable in practice) for estimating the uplink capacity of switch based on known number of users connected to this switch and the maximum internet speed they are allowed. ...
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How to plan Plan Server downtime [duplicate]

I work in this new place that host applications that should serve a specific type of organisation in the country. We usually have downtime. These servers are of heavy capacities. It was discovered ...
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Web server and mail server on same machine? [duplicate]

I just purchased VPS from DigitalOcean and installed LAMP but stuck at mail server. We get 5000+ visits/day and we do sent newsletters to our 10000+ subscribers 2 to 3 times a week and want about 20+ ...
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What CPU is equivalent? Moving from VPS to Dedicated Server. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I want to move from VPS to Dedicated Server I guess that VPS specifications are not equal to Dedicated Server and I predict ...
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Separation of VM Servers [duplicate]

Our company is getting ready to upgrade our infrastructure by moving away from physical machines, and into load balanced VMs. We are trying to decide how many VMs we need, and I am curious how others ...
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What are the optimal Java Memory Settings for Railo 4.x / Tomcat 7? [duplicate]

I'm currently running Railo 4.0.4.001 final on an Amazon 64-bit Linux m1.medium cloud instance which has 3.75Gb of memory. My setenv.sh script is currently starting Railo / Tomcat with ... ...
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App got press, then servers got owned. I added 8 more servers, STILL too slow [duplicate]

Our new app has received a lot of press today, and is getting thousands of new users every hour... but it has become so slow that it's unusable. We're using Rails 3 patched to latest, ubuntu, ...
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We develop an app and what kind of hostings/servers do we need? [duplicate]

We develop an app. Our app need to connect through RDP protocol to server (so, server should have RDP server running on it, as I think). Server need to launch Firefox (specifically configured) for ...
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Recommended Nginx Configuration for High Traffic Website on Wordpress [duplicate]

We have a Wordpress based website that gets about 1.5 million pageviews per day. Maximum concurrent sessions reach up to 5000 users per minute at times. We have one web and one database server. Specs ...
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IMAP , Minimum, Infrastructure/Network/Server required [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? As the title sugest i would like your feedback about IMAP accounts, any sugestion experience you have with it would be ...
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Hosting solution for startup social app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? We are in a process of building up a social app. Initially we will have only a few thousands of users than will grow with ...
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load balancer topology [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I am setting up a Load balancer with two backend webservers and one backend mysql server. Is it a good idea to have dedicated ...
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Exchange Server Sizing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I've been asked to put together hardware requirements for an Microsoft Exchange 2010 installation for 400 users. Can someone ...
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Calculating Cloud Service Costs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I would like to scale a web application to the Cloud and wanted to know if anyone had any experience calculating costs and ...
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Ubiquiti UniFi (UAP) for 30~40 clients [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? we're working on a small business with ~40 programmers using Internet all-day, this means web, mail, Skype and some video ...

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