Comparing List and Library limits in SharePoint 2016 with SharePoint 2013 / 2010 / 2007

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Compare SharePoint 2016 List and Library limits with SharePoint 2013 / 2010 / 2007 versions.


SharePoint 2016 List and Library Limits compared to SharePoint 2013 / 2010 / 2007.

The below table lists the recommended guidelines for List and Library in SharePoint 2016 / 2013 / 2010 / 2007.

limits SharePoint 2007 SharePoint 2010 SharePoint 2013 SharePoint 2016
List Row Size  x 8,000 bytes per row 8,000 bytes per row 8,000 bytes per row
File Size 50MB (2GB max*) 2 GB 2 GB 10 GB
Documents 5 million per library 30,000,000 per library 30,000,000 per library 30,000,000 per library
Major Version  x 400,000 400,000 400,000
Minor Version  x 511 511
Items  x 30,000,000 per list 30,000,000 per list 30,000,000 per list
Bulk Operation  x 100 items per bulk operation 100 items per bulk operation 100 items per bulk operation
List view lookup threshold  x 8 join operations per query 12 join operations per query 12 join operations per query
List view threshold 2,000 5,000 5,000 greater than 5,000
List view threshold for auditors and administrator  x 20,000 20,000 20,000
Subsite  x 2,000 per site view 2,000 per site view 2,000 per site view
Calculated Columns  x 48 per list 48 per list 48 per list
GUID Columns  x 6 per list 6 per list 6 per list
Coauthoring in Word and PowerPoint  x 10 concurrent editors per document 10 concurrent editors per document 10 concurrent editors per document
Security scope  x 50,000 per list 50,000 per list 50,000 per list
Workflow associations x 100 per list 100 per list
Maximum list size for workflow lookups to non-indexed fields x x 5,000 items per list view 5,000 items per list view
Maximum list size for auto-start workflow associations x x 10 million items per list 10 million items per list
SharePoint Workspace synchronization x 30,000 items per list x x

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Applies To
  • SharePoint 2016.
  • SharePoint 2013.
  • SharePoint 2010.
  • SharePoint 2007.
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Comparing Site Collection limits in SharePoint 2016 with SharePoint 2013 / 2010 / 2007

In this hint, I am trying to

Compare SharePoint 2016 Site Collection limits with SharePoint 2013 / 2010 / 2007 versions.


SharePoint 2016 Site Collection Limits compared to SharePoint 2013 / 2010 / 2007.

The following table lists the recommended guidelines for Site Collection in SharePoint 2016 / 2013 / 2010 / 2007.

Limits SharePoint 2007 SharePoint 2010 SharePoint 2013 SharePoint 2016
Site collection size The max size of the content database (In general, we strongly recommend limiting the size of site collections to 100 GB). The max size of the content database (In general, we strongly recommend limiting the size of site collections to 100 GB). The max size of the content database (In general, we strongly recommend limiting the size of site collections to 100 GB). The max size of the content database (In general, we strongly recommend limiting the size of site collections to 100 GB).
Site collections per farm

x

x

750,000 (500,000 Personal Sites and 250,000 other sites per farm) 750,000 (500,000 Personal Sites and 250,000 other sites per farm)
Site collection per web application 150,000 per Web application 250,000 site collection per web application. 250,000 site collection per web application. 250,000 site collection per web application.
Site collection per content database 50,000 per content database 2,000 recommended

5,000 maximum

10,000 maximum (2,500 non-Personal site collections and 7,500 Personal Sites, or 10,000 Personal Sites alone) 10,000 (We strongly recommended limiting the number of site collections in a content database to 5,000. However, up to 10,000 site collections in a database are supported.)
Users in site collection 2,000,000 User 2,000,000 User 2,000,000 User 2,000,000 User
Groups per site collection

x

10,000 SharePoint Group 10,000 SharePoint Group 10,000 SharePoint Group
Web site per site collection 250,000 Web Site. 250,000 Web Site. 250,000 Web Site. 250,000 Web Site.
Device channels per publishing site collection

x

x

10 Device Channel 10 Device Channel

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Applies To
  • SharePoint 2016.
  • SharePoint 2013.
  • SharePoint 2010.
  • SharePoint 2007.
See also

Comparing Web Application limits in SharePoint 2016 with SharePoint 2013 / 2010 / 2007

In this hint, I am trying to

Compare SharePoint 2016 Web Application limits with SharePoint 2013 / 2010 / 2007 versions.


SharePoint 2016 Web Application Limits compared to SharePoint 2013 / 2010 / 2007.

The following table lists the recommended guidelines for Web Application in SharePoint 2016 / 2013 / 2010 / 2007.

limits

SharePoint 2007

SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2016

Web application

99 per SSP

×

20 per farm

20 per farm

Content database

100 per web app

300 per web app

500 per farm

500 per farm

Zone

5 per farm

5 per web app

5 per web app

5 per web app

Managed path

20 per web app

20 per web app

20 per web app

20 per web app

Solution cache size

×

300 MB per web app

300 MB per web app

300 MB per web app

Site collection

150,000 per web app

250,000 per web app

250,000 per web app

250,000 per web app

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Applies To
  • SharePoint 2016.
  • SharePoint 2013.
  • SharePoint 2010.
  • SharePoint 2007.
See also