I am looking at a Windows 2003 based dedicated server and am wondering if 512 ram would be enough. I'll be hosting about 10 sites on it which recieved about 25,000 uniques a month and using MSSQL Express...
Will 512 be enough for smooth operation or should I go with 1 Gig.
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I think it depends on which version of Win2K3 you are going to install like Enterprise or Web Server or what ever. The different version need more available RAM since Windows is a resource hog anyways.
I would how ever go with 1 GB either way. If you are using one of the smaller versions on Windows than you could get away with 512MB.