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Which hardware do I need for Application Server?

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Hello,

I've a HP Proliant ML 350 G4, 2 CPU Xeon 3GHz with RAID 5.
I want install windows 2003, application server with 25 users.
Could I use it? What do you recommend me?
Please tell me about it.

Best regards,

Silvia
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This question is way too vague. Some key questions you need to ask yourself:

- What are the recommended system requirements to run the application and how many users will that configuration support?
- What is deemed as desired, acceptable and unacceptable performance? Will your spec meet performance requirements at peak times?
- How long would an outage have to last before it would have an impact on users productivity and how long would this outage need to continue before this would have a serious adverse effect on the business? Do you require 99.9% uptime?

Get the answers to these questions and you'll be well on the way to figuring out what hardware architecture solution you need to design to meet requirements.
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Check the article for some general info on how to choose your HP hardware based on users, application...

http://www.hp.com/cgi-bin/sbso/buyguides/tsg_product_select.cgi

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