November 2017

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This document provides information on Dell Compellent's storage solution for Microsoft Exchange Server, based the Microsoft Exchange Solution Reviewed Program (ESRP) – Storage program.  The solution presented here is an Exchange 2013 Mailbox Resiliency solution utilizing 1 Database Availability Group (DAG) and 2 copies of every database. The tested environment simulates all users in this DAG running on a single Storage Center, or half of the solution. The number of users simulated was 5,000 across 2 servers, with 2,500 users per server. The mailbox size was 2GB per user. Each server has 4 databases, with one copy local and the second copy replicated to the second server. This provides redundancy through hardware and software.