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I am am starting to provide OpenERP implementation services for Small and Medium Business.
Last week I got a lead from one of my friend and introduced a Manufacturing Services company. They make Small electronics products. The database list items are more. We can estimate approximately 100,000 products. Manufacturable products of at least 200 products with each product with Bill of material items of atleast 200 to 500 items.
I am planning to propose OpenERP but I am bit concerned about the performance if number of products are more in database. If we implement in 3 years time the database may grow up to 200G to 300G bytes.
Need your opinion on recommending openerp 7 as my only concern is Performance.
May I request your help to share your opinion? I really appreciate.
I'm not sure if you are concerned about "performance" as in average load time per page, CPU utilization, RAM utilization, etc. or the storage space that the postgresql tables take up.
With the right hardware OpenERP should be able to perform. What is the right hardware is dependent on a number of factors: which modules you are running, the amount of data you collect over time, the number of users accessing the application (at the same time), etc. As per thenon's comment to your question, you'd have to build up test scenarios to find out what is suitable in your particular case.
There are a number of things you can do to work on performance over time. One is of course to use different physical machines for the database server and the application server (if you don't already do so).
If you are instead worried about how much space the db tables will occupy, you can simulate your db growth over time, study the increase in file sizes and draw conclusions from that (making whatever underlying assumptions apply). And to be honest, in three years time your client should be ready to upgrade their storage capacity.
In summary, you're going to have to try your way to your own answer, based on your particular needs. Something that performed well yesterday might not do so today, after you added another module. If you need a baseline, do a minimal OpenERP setup, write scripts to mimick normal work in such a baseline setup and test it on different hw/sw platforms until you find a combination that works well.
Thank you thenon, Lorenzo Cabrini for your inputs.
Basically for Manufacturing company I need the following modules. MRP, Sales, Finance &Accounting & Warehouse.
What I am concerned is if number of products are more, when user search or enter any product name if the performance is affected it will be an issue.
The scheduler runs at periodically. If it takes longer time to complete the scheduler to process, it also my concern.
The concurrent users my be 25 or 50.
It is not at all an issue to separate the server and database with a Xeon or Quad core Intel CPU with 16GB Ram with 1TB Hard Disk.
I did some googling on forums here is an interesting discussion. Copy the follow url scorner into web browser to read the forum discussion on performance.
Sorry I do not have enough karma.
This is my concern. According to the forum discussion looks like Open ERP 7 has some performance issue.
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