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More capacity planning links

Some more useful capacity planning links… It contains interesting information. For example, a stretched farm, where multiple data centers are located close to another with high bandwidth connectivity so that they are configured as a single farm, must have less than 1ms latency between SQL Server and the WFEs, and at least 1Gbps connectivity:

Having said that though, apparently Microsoft has supported enviroments with latency levels up to 10ms:

Also check out the following info:

SharePoint capacity planning

Early on, in every project, there comes a time when you need to think about the capacity you require and exact farm configuration you want. It’s the time when you need to think about the number of users that will use SharePoint, how they are going to use it, and how much they will use it. Normally for us, this process starts with the SharePoint capacity planning tool. Here are some links that we find useful during the capacity planning phase: