In this post we will discuss about what are the limits imposed in SharePoint 2013.
Limits of SharePoint 2013 towards web application level:
- There can have 20 web application possible per SharePoint farm in SharePoint 2013.
- There can have 5 zones per web application and these are Default, Intranet, Extranet, Internet, and custom.
- There can have 20 Managed path for host-named site collections per farm.
- There can have 20 Managed path for path-based site collections per web application.
- In SharePoint 2013 Solution cache size can be 300 MB per web application.
The solution cache allows the InfoPath Forms service to hold solutions in cache in order to speed up retrieval of the solutions. If the cache size is exceeded, solutions are retrieved from disk, which may slow down response times.
- There can have 10 application pools per web server.
Limits of SharePoint 2013 towards content database level:
- There can be 500 content databases per farm.
- The content database size can be of 200 GB.
- In the document archive scenarios, there is no limit on content database size.
- There can have 60 million items including list and document items inside content databases.
- Maximum of 10,000 site collections can be possible per content database. There can have 2,500 non-Personal site collections and 7,500 Personal Sites, or 10,000 Personal Sites alone.
- The time to first byte of any response from the Network Attached Storage (NAS) cannot exceed 20 milliseconds.
Limits of SharePoint 2013 towards Site collection level:
- There can have 750,000 (500,000 Personal Sites and 250,000 other sites per farm) site collections per farm.
- 250,000 Web site are supported per site collection.
- The maximum allowed number of device channels per publishing site collection is 10.
Other limits we will discuss in Part-2
of the article.