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Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 with SP1 by Tony Redmond

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9 Hardware and Performance

Exchange has always made demands on server hardware. As a complex database application, Exchange generates demand for CPU, memory, and storage, the trinity of system resources that a server must be able to provide before Exchange can perform. Exchange also generates load on the network, so that is another thing to take into account when you look at the overall system. In this chapter, we discuss how to achieve a balanced system configuration for Exchange.

In some respects, any attempt to give advice about what type of hardware to use for Exchange 2007 is a mug’s game. Advice given in mid-2007 is doomed to failure because hardware specifications change so rapidly and the workload differs so much from company to company. ...

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