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As a huge fan of Sharepoint I feel the RAM requirements of Sharepoint 2010  are a bit steep and this might hamper adoption (and thus consulting $$), at least for the next 12 months.

Development:

8 GB RAM for single server + (several for ) Visual studio 2010 are almost not possible on a good notebook, one has to:

  • Buy a top of range Notebook (8 GB RAM +)
  • Buy a small server with 16 GB +

Other issues:

  • For a group of developers a company needs to buy a decent server (with 32 GB or more RAM) for development
  • Virtualization will be not so easy with these system requirements

Production:

  • Some business might not like having to use 8 or more GB RAM for a single site/portal.
  • Hosting Sharepoint will be quite expensive

 

 

Sharepoint Server 2010 requirements

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485(office.14).aspx

Sharepoint 2010 Foundation requirements

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288751(office.14).aspx

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Download the Sharepoint Search Datasheet

http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9690848

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With all the news "social" features has Sharepoint 2010 become a knowledge management suite?

OK, OK, most of KM vendors include a (industry specific) Knowledge Base, more granular content subscriptions (and RSS) and have perhaps some more explicit sharing philosophy (Sharepoint is more retentive aka does more control as it also does more formal document management).

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