Plesk for Windows kb: how-to Plesk for Linux ABT: Group B
- Plesk for Linux
- Plesk for Windows
What are recommended hardware requirements (RAM, Disk space) and the required minimum size of SWAP for Plesk?
SWAP (Plesk for Linux only)
|Amount of RAM on the server||Recommended free disk space for swapping|
|Less than 1 GB||1 GB|
|1 GB or more||1/2 * the amount of RAM|
|Server load||Recommended RAM volume|
|No more than 1-3 simultaneous visitors per website, no more than 500 unique visitors per website per day||1GB of RAM for every 40-50 websites|
|5-10 simultaneous visitors per website, between 1000 and 30000 unique visitors per website||Between 500 MB and 1 GB of RAM per website|
Note: The maximum amount of RAM supported is subject to the amount supported by the OS. These requirements can change in time, the latest requirements can be found here: Hardware requirements for Plesk
The minimum amount of free disk space required for installing and running Plesk.
|20 GB||32 GB|
It is recommended to have this much disk space for hosting:
|Type of hosting||Recommended free disk space for websites|
|Typical shared hosting (100-500 websites per server)||Between 2 and 2.5 GB per website|
|Dedicated VPS hosting (1-10 websites per server)||Between 4 and 12 GB per website|
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