Capacity Planning for Active Directory Domain Services

Microsoft guidelines for sizing server specification for Windows Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)

Component Estimates
Storage/Database Size 40KB to 60KB for each user
RAM Database Size

Base operating system recommendations

Third-party applications

Network 1 Gb
CPU 1000 concurrent users for each core

Link to Microsoft Article: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/14355.capacity-planning-for-active-directory-domain-services.aspx

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