Compliance Search and eDiscovery: Hardware Specifications

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Before you deploy Activate for Compliance Search and eDiscovery, use these guidelines to select the appropriate hardware for your components.

Email Messages

Component

Large

Medium

Small

Source application size

25 TB

15 TB

5 TB

Objects per node (an estimate based on an average message size of 100 KB. Messages with attachments are considered a single object)

250 million

150 million

50 million

Number of mailboxes (based on an average mailbox size of 5 GB, and an average of 50,000 messages per mailbox)

5000

2000

400

CPU

16 cores

16 cores

8 cores

RAM

64 GB

32 GB

16 GB

Index disk space

(SSD class disk recommended)

10 TB

6 TB

2 TB

Files

Component

Large

Medium

Small

Source data size per node (based on an average file size of 1 MB and on the assumption that 50 percent of documents are eligible for content indexing and there is only one version of the file)

160 TB

80 TB

40 TB

Objects per node (estimated)

80 million

40 million

20 million

CPU or vCPU

32 cores

16 cores

8 cores

RAM

64 GB

32 GB

16 GB

Index disk space

(SSD class disk recommended)

12 TB

6 TB

3 TB