Project Server 2013 Requirements

Project Server 2013 Requirements

Hardware and software requirements for Project Server 2013

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Summary: When you plan to install Project Server 2013, verify that the computer meets the hardware and software requirements that are listed in the Microsoft TechNet article.

Applies to:   Project Server 2013 

There are three basic types of Hardware Recommendations (Small, Medium, and Large) – this blog will cover the small environment hardware and software recommendations.  Let us know if you have any questions or have the experts at PPM Works provide an Assessment for your organization

 

Hardware, Disk and Network Specifications

 Server/Component  Recommendation  Notes
Database Server
Processor 64-bit, 8-cores, 2.5 GHz minimum per core
Memory 16 GB Minimum
OS Disk Space 50 GB Minimum
Application Disk Space 300 GB Minimum Includes space for backup
Disk Attachment DAS or SAN
Isolated Disks If separate physical hard disks are possible,   the following should by isolated in order of preference:

  •   SQL Server tempdb(s)
  •   SQL Server transaction logs
  •   Project Server / SharePoint Content databases
  •   SQL Server Backups
Network Location In close proximity to other Farm Servers, preferably on the same   switch
Web/Application Server
Processor 64-bit, 4-cores, 2.5 GHz minimum per core
Memory 8 GB Minimum
OS Disk Space 50 GB Minimum
Application Disk Space 30 GB Minimum
Disk Attachment Local, DAS or SAN
Network Location In close proximity to other Farm Servers, preferably on the same switch

Software Requirements

  Software Notes
Database Server
1 Windows Server 2012, Database Edition (64-bit)— OR — Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Enterprise Edition (64-bit) 2012 Preferred
2 SQL Server 2012 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) (64-bit)

  •   Database Services
  •   Analysis Services
  •   Reporting Services

— OR —

SQL Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) (64-bit)

 

2012 Preferred for new installations
Web/Application Server
1 Windows Server 2012, Standard Edition (64-bit)— OR — Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Enterprise Edition (64-bit) 2012 Preferred

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