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I found a great Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 hardware sizing tool on HP's website.

Here's the link (http://h71019.www7.hp.com/activeanswers/Secure/548230-0-0-0-121.html)

Here's the direct download

The page is HP ProLiant Sizer for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

Here are the details about the tool:

 

The HP ProLiant Sizer for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 is an automated tool that provides a quick and consistent methodology to determine a "best-fit" server for your individual needs and enables you to both quickly compare different solution configuration (what-if scenario) and also to obtain a highly detailed, customizable server and storage solution complete with bill of materials and pricing.

  • It also addresses one of the most critical areas of Office SharePoint Server 2007 server design, performance and capacity planning for the storage subsystem. The storage sizing and configuration capabilities provide detailed best-practice storage volume and RAID recommendations to support the database and content storage needs, using HP direct-attach storage, HP StorageWorks MSA, or EVA Storage SAN solutions.
  • The tool solicits data or uses built-in defaults to determine the optimum solution, based on the Office SharePoint Server 2007 best-practice configurations and supported growth paths.  The default configurations that can be selected include an entry level solution, highly available solution, and an application optimized solution.  The tool's "what if" feature allows very rapid comparison of the effects of workload changes, platform choices with respect to solution deployment, server capacity utilization, estimated network traffic. You will be allowed to select a configuration and customize for your particular environment, by adding or substituting components.
  • The HP ProLiant Sizer for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 was developed based on knowledge gained during extensive performance characterization of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 in the HP Solution Alliances Engineering performance labs in Nashua NH.  It builds on HP's collaboration with Microsoft and the Office SharePoint Server performance whitepapers available from HP Active Answers.
Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2007 4:20 PM SharePoint | Back to top


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Thanks for article, It was useful information.
Left by dotnetguts on Sep 04, 2009 5:48 PM

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Looking to deploy sharepoint
Left by Khurshid Khan on Feb 24, 2011 8:29 AM

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Isn't it odd that everyone writes in their resumes that they are familiar with the Office package, but actually half of them really know about Microsoft Excel? I'm on the Internet Security department, so we scarcely need this, but I've heard about the sizing tool from my colleagues, it seems it's a blessing for those who are using it.
Left by Lindsay Skye on Mar 16, 2011 6:10 AM

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The Microsoft Office Package has almost become an integrated part of the resume. One can't say he knows how to use a computer without immediately stating that he knows how to open one of the above mentioned programs anymore, because it would be like saying you know what a program is and then state that you haven't heard of dll file extensions.
Left by Cheyanne Edith on Apr 04, 2011 2:43 PM

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