Solved

looking for some real-world specs for SBS 2011

Posted on 2013-01-29
6
305 Views
Last Modified: 2013-02-14
hello
I am looking for some real-world specs for Memory and CPU for SBS 2011.
They will be running about 20 users on Exchange
There will be no SQL server.
Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:cliffordgormley
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 24

Accepted Solution

by:
smckeown777 earned 430 total points
Comment Utility
I assume you mean an existing working environment that is up and running without issues?

Dell Poweredge R510
Intel Xeon X5660 (2.8GHz)
16GB Ram(DDR3)
2 x 600GB SAS 15K Rpm Drives (OS) Raid1
4 x 600GB SAS 15K Rpm Drives (DATA) Raid 5
Perc 6/i Integrated
Windows SBS 2011

30 Users, Exchange mainly, SQL is installed for Sage 200 Construct software

No performance issues at all, all running fine for 2 years +
AV is Vipre Enterprise

Any other info let me know...
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:cliffordgormley
Comment Utility
Thanks! this is what I was looking for.
0
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:smckeown777
Comment Utility
No hassle, remember the SAS drives make a world of difference, so if you are saving money by playing with SATA you will suffer I find...cheers
0
How your wiki can always stay up-to-date

Quip doubles as a “living” wiki and a project management tool that evolves with your organization. As you finish projects in Quip, the work remains, easily accessible to all team members, new and old.
- Increase transparency
- Onboard new hires faster
- Access from mobile/offline

 

Expert Comment

by:T120R
Comment Utility
Quick follow up question for smckeown777,

Did you put Exchange and SQL in separate VM's or install them together?
0
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:smckeown777
Comment Utility
Em no this is a single server with all on the same box
0
 

Expert Comment

by:T120R
Comment Utility
Ok, thanks. I came across your post while trying to confirm that the all-in-one SBS2011 option was perfectly valid for less demanding networks, which it is.
0

Featured Post

Maximize Your Threat Intelligence Reporting

Reporting is one of the most important and least talked about aspects of a world-class threat intelligence program. Here’s how to do it right.

Join & Write a Comment

Written by Glen Knight (demazter) as part of a series of how-to articles. Introduction One of the biggest consumers of disk space with Small Business Server 2008(SBS) is Windows Server Update Services, more affectionately known as WSUS. For t…
If you are a user of the discontinued Microsoft Office Accounting 2008 (MSOA) and have to move to a new computer running Windows 8, you will be unhappy to discover that it won't install.  In particular, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition (SSE…
This demo shows you how to set up the containerized NetScaler CPX with NetScaler Management and Analytics System in a non-routable Mesos/Marathon environment for use with Micro-Services applications.
This video shows how to remove a single email address from the Outlook 2010 Auto Suggestion memory. NOTE: For Outlook 2016 and 2013 perform the exact same steps. Open a new email: Click the New email button in Outlook. Start typing the address: …

743 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now