How much RAM, Disk Space, Bandwidth, etc would be needed?

It's just and aproximate. I have no idea how to do a real implementation of a web service and I'm not going to, but I have to write a SRS (software requeriments specifications) and I need to know approximately this specifications.

  • Hire someone who does this for a living.
    – DanBig
    Feb 21, 2012 at 18:31
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    Do we have a canonical "Size my server for my wholly unspecified application" question we can close these as exact-dupe of? I haven't kept up on my "meta". Hmm... maybe I'll go over there and post a question. It would be nice to see what the UI for asking a question looks like today... >smile< Feb 21, 2012 at 18:32
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    @Evan: Yeah, the canonical duplicate is "Not a real question"
    – squillman
    Feb 21, 2012 at 18:36
  • Meta discusion: meta.serverfault.com/questions/2980/… Feb 21, 2012 at 18:46

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This depends mostly on the type of the application you will run and on the usage pattern of the users.

  • The majority of resource problems stem from CPU use, or disk IO, bad MySQL queries, and other runaway scripts Feb 21, 2012 at 18:47
  • It's a web page for virtual class. Teachers put homeworks, students complete those homeworks. It also have to be able to make videoconferences between teachers and student. And basically, that's all.
    – Aikanáro
    Feb 21, 2012 at 18:58

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