Comparing Site Collection limits in SharePoint 2016 with SharePoint 2013 / 2010 / 2007

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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
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SharePoint 2010 Limitations – Site collection,List,library,Column and Page Limit Maximum value

Site collection Limit Maximum value

  • Web site 250,000 per site collection
  • Site collection size 100 GB per site collection

List and library Limit Maximum value

  • List row size 8,000 bytes per row
  • File size 2 GB
  • Documents 30,000,000 per library
  • Major versions 400000
  • Items 30,000,000 per list
  • Rows size limit 6 table rows internal to the database used for a list or library item
  • Bulk operations 100 items per bulk operation
  • List view lookup threshold 8 join operations per query
  • List view threshold 5000
  • List view threshold for auditors and administrators 20000 Subsite 2,000 per site view
  • Coauthoring in Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint for .docx, .pptx and .ppsx files 10 concurrent editors per document
  • Security scope 1,000 per list

Column Limit Maximum value

  • Single line of text 276
  • Multiple Lines of Text 192
  • Choice 276
  • Number 72
  • Currency 72
  • Date and Time 48
  • Lookup 96
  • Yes / No 96
  • Person or group 96
  • Hyperlink or picture 138
  • Calculated 48
  • GUID 6
  • Int 96
  • Managed metadata 94

Page Limit Maximum value

  • Web parts 25 per wiki or Web part page