RAM

RAM Best Practices Report by SPDocKit determines whether all servers are having enough available system resources.

Issue description

This check determines whether all servers are having enough available system resources.

Explanation

Minimal memory requirements for the SharePoint servers are:

Version

Description

RAM

SharePoint 2013

Single server with a built-in database or single server that uses SQL Server. Development or evaluation installation of SharePoint Server 2013 or SharePoint Foundation 2013 with the minimum recommended services for development environments.

8 GB

SharePoint 2013

Single server with a built-in database or single server that uses SQL Server. Development or evaluation installation of SharePoint Server 2013 running all available services.

24 GB

SharePoint 2013

Web server or application server in a three-tier farm. Pilot, user acceptance test, or production deployment of SharePoint Server 2013 or SharePoint Foundation 2013.

12 GB

SharePoint 2010

Web servers, application servers and single servers installations

8 GB

SharePoint 2007

Frontend Web Server 2 GB Application Server

4 GB

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Solution

Please check the amount of RAM available to affected SharePoint servers. Add more RAM if required.

Additional information

Additional information can be found in the following articles: