Sitecore Managed Cloud topologies

  • Last updated on: 2017-09-11
  • Authored by: Juan Garza

Sitecore Managed Cloud Premium – FAQ.

The following table describes differences between various Sitecore XP environments for the Sitecore Managed Cloud service, as well as their related Azure components.

Customers can purchase these configurations under both Prod and NonProd SLA’s.

Note: Tiers and topologies are subject to availability. Check Sitecore Managed Cloud Premium – FAQ for currently supported tiers for provisioning new Sitecore Managed Cloud, as well as Microsoft Azure data center compatibility information.

Experience Management

  • = not provisioned by default but supported
Component / Performance Rating xM1 xM2 xM3 xM4 xM5
Visits per month 100,000 200,000 1,000,000 5,000,000 10,000,000
Page views per month 500,000 1,000,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Content Management Server – Azure Web App 1 x B2 1 x B2 1 x B2 1 x B2 1 x B2
Content Delivery Server – Azure Web App 1 x B2 2 x B2 3 x B2 4 x S3 8 x S3
xDB Processing Service – Azure Web App - - - - -
xDB Reporting Service – Azure Web App - - - - -
Core DB – SQL Azure 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1
Master DB – SQL Azure 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1
Web DB – SQL Azure 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S2 1 x S3
Analytics DB – SQL Azure - - - - -
MongoDB – mLab on Azure - - - - -
Search – Azure Search 2 x S1 2 x S1 2 x S1 2 x S1 2 x S1
Monitoring – Azure App Insights 1 x Basic 1 x Basic 1 x Basic 1xEnterprise (4 nodes) 1xEnterprise (4 nodes)
Session State – Redis Cache 1 x C1 1 x C1 1 x C1 1 x C1 1 x C1
Azure Traffic Manager – DNS Queries* 1 million 1 million 1 million 1 million 1 million
Health Checks* + + + + +
Bandwidth 20 GB 40 GB 40 GB 60 GB 100 GB
  • = not provisioned by default but supported

Experience Platform

  • = not provisioned by default but supported
Component / Performance Rating xP0 xP1 xP2 xP3 xP4 xP5
Visits per month - 100,000 200,000 1,000,000 5,000,000 10,000,000
Page views per month - 500,000 1,000,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Content Management Server – Azure Web App 1 x B2 1 x B2 1 x B2 1 x B2 1 x B2 1 x B2
Content Delivery Server – Azure Web App - 1 x B2 2 x B2 3 x B2 4 x S3 8 x S3
xDB Processing Service – Azure Web App - 1 x B1 1 x B1 1 x B1 1 x B2 1 x B2
xDB Reporting Service – Azure Web App - 1 x B1 1 x B1 1 x B2 1 x B2 1 x B2
Core DB – SQL Azure 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1
Master DB – SQL Azure 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1
Web DB – SQL Azure 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S2 1 x S3
Analytics DB – SQL Azure 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S2 1 x S2 1 x S2
MongoDB – Object Rocket 20G Repl Set 20G Repl Set 50G Repl Set 100G Repl Set 500G Repl Set  
Search – Azure Search 1 x S1 2 x S1 2 x S1 4 x S1 6 x S1 6 x S1
Monitoring – Azure App Insights 1 x Basic 1 x Basic 1 x Basic 1 x Basic 1xEnterprise (4 nodes) 1xEnterprise (4 nodes)
Session State – Redis Cache 1 x C1 1 x C1 1 x C1 1 x C1 1 x C1 1 x C1
Azure Traffic Manager – DNS Queries* - 1 million 1 million 1 million 1 million 1 million
Health Checks* - + + + + +
Bandwidth 20 GB 20 GB 40 GB 40 GB 60 GB 100 GB

Experience Database

  • = not provisioned by default but supported
Component / Performance Rating xDB1 xDB2 xDB3 xDB4 xDB5
Visits per month 100,000 200,000 1,000,000 5,000,000 10,000,000
Page views per month 500,000 1,000,000 5,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000
Content Management Server – Azure Web App - - - - -
Content Delivery Server – Azure Web App - - - - -
xDB Processing Service – Azure Web App 1 x B1 1 x B1 1 x B1 1 x B2 1 x B2
xDB Reporting Service – Azure Web App 1 x B1 1 x B1 1 x B2 1 x B2 1 x B2
Core DB – SQL Azure 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1
Master DB – SQL Azure 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1
Web DB – SQL Azure 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S2 1 x S3
Analytics DB – SQL Azure 1 x S1 1 x S1 1 x S2 1 x S2 1 x S2
MongoDB – Object Rocket 20G Repl Set 20G Repl Set 50G Repl Set 100G Repl Set 500G Repl Set
Search – Azure Search 2 x S1 2 x S1 4 x S1 6 x S1 6 x S1
Monitoring – Azure App Insights 1 x Basic 1 x Basic 1 x Basic 1xEnterprise (4 nodes) 1xEnterprise (4 nodes)
Session State – Redis Cache - - - - -
Azure Traffic Manager – DNS Queries* 1 million 1 million 1 million 1 million 1 million
Health Checks* + + + + +
Bandwidth 20 GB 40 GB 40 GB 60 GB 100 GB

Next steps

For more information about Sitecore Managed Cloud, see Sitecore Managed Cloud Premium – FAQ.

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