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SharePoint Foundations 2010 Server Question

Posted on 2011-02-22
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I'm getting ready to purchace a server for SharePoint Foundations 2010. I hav eready & studied the server requirements over & over but still am hesitant on buying it because I'm affraid I've missed something. One of the things I'm confused about it, according to Microsoft, SP Foundations requires a quard core processor. Below are my specifications. Can someone please let me know if SharePoint Foundations 2010 will install/run on this server:


Dell PowerEdge R310
PowerEdge R310 Chassis, Up to 4 Cabled Hard Drives and Quad Pack LED diagnostics
Intel Xeon X3450, 2.66 GHz, 8M Cache, Turbo, HT
12GB Memory (6x2GB), 800MHz Single Ranked RDIMM
Windows Server 2008SP2,STD x64, Incl Hyper-V ,5 CALs,w/2008R2 Lic
RAID 1 - Add-in PERC S100 (SAS/SATA Controller), 2 Hard Drives
Power Supply, Redundant, 400W
Power Cord, NEMA 5-15P to C13 (2), wall plug, 10 feet, Quantity 2
Baseboard Management Controller
DVD-ROM Drive, SATA - $0.00
500GB 7.2K RPM SATA 3.5 Cabled Hard Drive

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It will install and run. The only question I have is the following: what are the user requirements :) As it will run well on this machine depending on the amount of people connecting to it :)

Also 500GB disk space, are you planning to store the SQL databases there as well?
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Only about 20 - 25 users will be using it. 500GB is more than enough storage for now & even 10 years from now. The database will be on this SP server, no seperate SQL server.
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Will run just fine. With the amount of users there is not a real problem. Just make sure you do not forget a good backup strategy :-)
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