Sitefinity Hosting Requirements

Clarity maps out the server and hosting requirements for a Sitefinity website
Telerik's Content Management System

System & Hosting Requirements for Sitefinity

Sitefinity is a content management system (CMS) developed by Telerik. Content management systems allow users to update, edit, and manage their website without the need for help from a developer or technical support. Sitefinity is a highly scalable, flexible, and robust CMS that can be used by any size business for any size website. It comes with a long list of features including SEO tools, multilingual support, and email marketing capabilities. Sitefinity CMS is capable of handling almost anything you ask of it. But before you start requesting it to do things; you must first meet all of its requirements. Below is a brief overview of the system and hosting requirements for Sitefinity.

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System Requirements for Sitefinity

In order to use Sitefinity and have it work correctly, certain hardware, software, and system requirements are necessary. According to Sitefinity, the hardware it is on needs to have a CPU (central processing unit) of at least 1.0 GHz (gigahertz), available disk space of at least 400 MB, and memory space of 512 MB. The server that Sitefinity is run on needs to be either Microsoft® Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019, Windows Vista,  Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Microsoft Azure.

Database Required Specs

Database Requirements for Sitefinity

  • Microsoft® SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2014, 2016, 2017
  • Microsoft® SQL Express 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2014, 2016, 2017
  • Microsoft® Azure SQL
  • Oracle
  • MySQL version between 5.0.3 and 5.7.14
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Sitefinity Hosting Requirements

In order to host a Sitefinity site, your server needs to meet Sitefinity system requirements. In addition to the requirements listed above, it is recommended that you use at least a duo-core processor running at 2.66GHz or higher, 4GB RAM or more, and MS Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard for your web servers. For your database servers, you need to use a duo-core processor running at 2.66GHz or higher, 8 GB RAM or more, MS Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, and MS SQL Server 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, or 2019. It goes without saying that the amount of disk space needed is highly variable as some clients may have millions of records, while others have just a few pages.

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Hosting with Clarity

In many instances, it just makes more sense to use a web hosting service to host your site instead of doing it on your own. It's usually cheaper, far more reliable, and requires a whole lot less effort on your part. When looking around for a business to host your site, consider Clarity. At Clarity Ventures, we offer safe and reliable web hosting services. We ensure that your website stays up and running, and if it ever goes down, we are paged 24x7 and are usually working on the issue within three minutes. We also offer 30 day backup protection to make sure that you don’t lose any important data. Our team is dedicated to making sure your website stays secure and online.

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