Discussion Exchange 2016 Calculator and storage requirements in Exchange
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/exchange/exchange-2016-calculator-and-storage-requirements/m-p/2560594#M7462
<P>Hello all, </P><P> </P><P>I'm pretty new to all these Exchange with good Domino background and I'm handling an exchange environment in my new role after the technical owner resigned.</P><P> </P><P>Initially the plan was to go live with one DAG only, however, the management here decided to add one more DAG. The first DAG is already built with the output he used from Exchange calculator and as I was told, he used the deployment scripts to add the volumes.</P><P> </P><P>I have got the exchange calculator that he used to size the environment but I'm a bit confused about the storage requirements and we need to start procuring the remaining HW for the new DAG, but need to clear that confusion first.</P><P> </P><P>So the confusion comes from the Role Requirements tab as I see multiple storage requirements per server but I'm not sure whether I have to sum up all the fields or not.</P><P> </P><P>In the below example, is the total storage required for this server, simply the sum of all of the fields (380GB) or am I missing something here? (Log Volume Space Required is actually zero while other numbers are for example)</P><P> </P><TABLE border="0" width="371px" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><TBODY><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="21">Disk Space Requirements</TD><TD width="75.78125px"><P>/Server</P></TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Transport Database Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">50GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Database Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">80GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Log Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">60GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Database+Log Volume Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">160GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Log Volume Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">0</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Restore Volume Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">30GB</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE><P> </P><P>Now to the second question, if he used the above output to build the first DAG and there are some changes to the sizing but the total of all numbers are still below the totals of the old sizing, would that make any difference ? Example of new sizing output (total 365GB)</P><P> </P><TABLE border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><TBODY><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="21">Disk Space Requirements</TD><TD width="75.78125px"><P>/Server</P></TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Transport Database Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">40GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Database Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">90GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Log Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">55GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Database+Log Volume Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">155GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Log Volume Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">0</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Restore Volume Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">25GB</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>Mon, 19 Jul 2021 00:41:03 GMTMax03962021-07-19T00:41:03ZExchange 2016 Calculator and storage requirements
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/exchange/exchange-2016-calculator-and-storage-requirements/m-p/2560594#M7462
<P>Hello all, </P><P> </P><P>I'm pretty new to all these Exchange with good Domino background and I'm handling an exchange environment in my new role after the technical owner resigned.</P><P> </P><P>Initially the plan was to go live with one DAG only, however, the management here decided to add one more DAG. The first DAG is already built with the output he used from Exchange calculator and as I was told, he used the deployment scripts to add the volumes.</P><P> </P><P>I have got the exchange calculator that he used to size the environment but I'm a bit confused about the storage requirements and we need to start procuring the remaining HW for the new DAG, but need to clear that confusion first.</P><P> </P><P>So the confusion comes from the Role Requirements tab as I see multiple storage requirements per server but I'm not sure whether I have to sum up all the fields or not.</P><P> </P><P>In the below example, is the total storage required for this server, simply the sum of all of the fields (380GB) or am I missing something here? (Log Volume Space Required is actually zero while other numbers are for example)</P><P> </P><TABLE border="0" width="371px" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><TBODY><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="21">Disk Space Requirements</TD><TD width="75.78125px"><P>/Server</P></TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Transport Database Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">50GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Database Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">80GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Log Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">60GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Database+Log Volume Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">160GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Log Volume Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">0</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Restore Volume Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">30GB</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE><P> </P><P>Now to the second question, if he used the above output to build the first DAG and there are some changes to the sizing but the total of all numbers are still below the totals of the old sizing, would that make any difference ? Example of new sizing output (total 365GB)</P><P> </P><TABLE border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><TBODY><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="21">Disk Space Requirements</TD><TD width="75.78125px"><P>/Server</P></TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Transport Database Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">40GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Database Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">90GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Log Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">55GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Database+Log Volume Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">155GB</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Log Volume Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">0</TD></TR><TR><TD width="294.234375px" height="20">Restore Volume Space Required</TD><TD width="75.78125px">25GB</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>Mon, 19 Jul 2021 00:41:03 GMThttps://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/exchange/exchange-2016-calculator-and-storage-requirements/m-p/2560594#M7462Max03962021-07-19T00:41:03Z