SharePoint 2010–Capacity Management , Sizing Tool

These white papers describe the performance and capacity impact of specific feature sets included in SharePoint Server 2010. These white papers include information about the performance and capacity characteristics of the feature and how it was tested by Microsoft, including:

  • Test farm characteristics
  • Test results
  • Recommendations
  • Troubleshooting performance and scalability



Divisional PortalCapacityPlanningDoc.docx








Also The HP Sizer for Sharepoint 2010 is available for download and usage now

Download the sizer tool from below link: 


Help for the HP Sizer for Microsoft SharePoint 2010


HP Sizer for Microsoft SharePoint is a complimentary planning resource that encapsulates knowledge gained from extensive performance characterization of Office SharePoint Server 2007 and SharePoint 2010 in the HP Alliances Performance and Solutions labs, widespread collaboration between HP and Microsoft, and numerous SharePoint performance whitepapers produced by HP engineering. The Sizer offers a quick and consistent methodology for determining and comparing configurations, as well as detailed, customizable server and storage solutions complete with bill of materials and pricing.

HP Sizer for SharePoint solicits data or uses built-in defaults to determine optimal configurations based on SharePoint deployment best practices. Selectable configurations include entry level, highly available, and application optimized solutions. A "what if" feature allows rapid comparison of the effects of workload changes, platform and storage technology selection, and provides role-based server configurations, capacity utilization, and estimated network traffic. Users can select a configuration and then customize their environment by adding or substituting components within best-practice guidelines.

The tool also addresses one of the most critical areas of SharePoint server design: performance and capacity planning for the storage subsystem. It's storage sizing and configuration capabilities offer detailed best-practice storage volume and RAID recommendations to support database and content storage needs using HP direct-attach storage, HP StorageWorks MSA or EVA Storage SAN solutions.

Best Practices Adviser Proposals

Comments (4)

  1. Gisabun says:

    Account is required for the HP Sizer.

  2. Gidabun says:

    Oh ya. wouldn't it be easier if the docx files in the first link be in a single ZIp file?

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