Microsoft® SharePoint 2010 System Requirements
Are you aware of the minimum requirements for installing Microsoft® SharePoint 2010? Get the tips for installing the product.
New Microsoft® SharePoint 2010 provides numerous capabilities that business houses can utilize to get the most relevant information for sound decision-making processes. People are able to work together to produce more through improved workflows and integration. However, before the benefits can be realized, sound planning for the architecture to support the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 software will need to be carefully thought out for the overall implementation to be successful. Microsoft SharePoint 2010 presents powerful technology-driven tools that will equally demand on the part of system requirements.
To learn more about the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 system requirements, it is important to consider the following points for proper analysis:
- Minimum requirements for installing Microsoft SharePoint 2010
- Tips for installing the product
- Common issues and how to resolve them
Minimum requirements for installing Microsoft SharePoint 2010
Installation of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 comes with demanding hardware and software requirements. Minimum hardware requirements for web server, application server, and single server installations include a processor that is 64-bit (four cores), 4 GB RAM for developer or evaluation use, 8 GB for production use in a single server or multiple server and at least 80 GB system hard drive. Hardware requirements for database servers include a 64-bit processor that is four cores for small deployments and eight cores for medium deployments, 8 GB RAM for small deployments or 16 GB for medium deployments. Hardware requirements for large deployments will reasonably go up in a similar manner. On the part of software requirements, you must at least run the latest x64 edition of either Windows Server 2008 or Server 2008 R2, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2005.
Tips for installing the product
You will be safer to implement hardware requirements above the suggested minimum ones so as to make installation faster and optimize performance thereafter. Before you run installation, make sure you find inside the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 folder, “PrerequisiteinstallerFiles” where you will find filter pack 2.0 exe file. You will then run Prerequisiteinstaller.exe so as to avoid common installations errors after all other requirements have been met. Only after this, you should run Microsoft SharePoint setup file, setup.exe.
Common issues and how to resolve them
During and after installation of Microsoft SharePoint 2010, issues might be encountered. Make a good use of the Microsoft SharePoint Best Practices Analyzer as it provides the guidance and information for implementation and troubleshooting. A page for problems and solutions in the analyzer will help you to solve common problems.
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