6
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7answers
837 views

When to Add another server(s) [duplicate]

When is the right time to start adding(or thinking about adding) servers to your Web Application? What are the difficulties involved in going from a single server(DB and Web) to multiple? For ...
1
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5answers
20k views

Web Server Hardware - What Do I Need? [duplicate]

I need a web server for static web content, a corporate blog and the company e-commerce system. I have some ideas, but thought of seeking additional feedback from the world's best server pros! NOTE ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

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. ...
2
votes
1answer
7k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
527 views

Can one root server handle over 50M requests per month? [duplicate]

I am running a LAMP Application installed on one server, happily serving about 1M PI per month. Now I am looking into a potential partnership where my app might serve around 50-80M requests per month. ...
0
votes
2answers
777 views

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 ...
3
votes
7answers
671 views

Is it enough a 100Mbps LAN for a server rack? [duplicate]

My website is growing and growing. So now i'm considering moving to a 2-server virtual rack (in ThePlanet). Im thinking on using one server for the DBMS and the other for the Webserver (currently I ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

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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4answers
768 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
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3answers
692 views

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 ...
1
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2answers
417 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
979 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 ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Suitable specification for cPanel DNS only server [duplicate]

I manage a cluster of cPanel shared hosting servers and am considering utilising cPanel DNS only to run two (or more) dedicated DNS servers separate from the hosting servers. I'm hoping this will give ...
1
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2answers
2k views

How to determine approximate maximum number of requests? [duplicate]

I'm building a quite simple web application, and need to get some rough understanding of how much load my server can take. Of course, this depends on a whole lot of factors, but I just need a rough ...
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2answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
906 views

What are the minimum specs for Ubuntu server to host a subversion repository? [duplicate]

I need to build an server (Ubuntu 9.10 server) to host source control (subversion) from my house. What are the minimum specs (processor and RAM) to do this with good performance? I'll need to buy ...
4
votes
3answers
885 views

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; ...
0
votes
2answers
861 views

Server for a Web TV…dedicated? [duplicate]

I'm developing a website and I want to integrate a Live Web TV. I have this dedicated server : Quad Core Q6600 4x 2.40+ GHz 4GO RAM 1TO Disk Space Unmetered Bandwidth 100Mbps (goes down to 10Mbps if ...
3
votes
2answers
600 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
5answers
882 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
520 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
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1answer
448 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
603 views

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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votes
2answers
1k views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
791 views

Statistics of logstash memory consumption [duplicate]

I want to install it on a really small server and I want to see if it will be capable of running it with some dignity. So, does anyone have any memory and CPU consumption statistics of running ...
-1
votes
1answer
591 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
758 views

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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votes
1answer
954 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
442 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
420 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
532 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
414 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
213 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
436 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
426 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
417 views

What size bandwidth pipe do I need? [duplicate]

I am currently hosting in a data center and paying a very large monthly bill. We are moving to a new office and I have been toying with the idea of installing a leased line and self hosting. Public ...
0
votes
1answer
533 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
602 views

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 ...
-4
votes
1answer
440 views

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+ ...
2
votes
1answer
265 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
154 views

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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votes
4answers
310 views

When should I consider a 2 socket motherboard for Server? [duplicate]

We are buying a new server and the idea of dual socket motherboard comes up. Is 2 socket motherboard worth the price and hassle for an application that hosts a couple of websites and databases for a ...
3
votes
1answer
392 views

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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votes
2answers
236 views

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 ...
-3
votes
1answer
291 views

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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