The potential of Live Mesh is limitless...
…but today’s implementation is not ;) Our underlying platform is designed to enable a wide range of scenarios, at broad Internet scale. We closely watch the feedback from our Technology Preview users along with the health and performance of the service, using it to continually improve the system and ramp up our scale.
As we go through this process, we’re hearing your questions about how many folders and files users can put in Live Mesh today. Here’s a quick summary of the upper bounds we’re testing against ourselves at the moment – we’ll expect these numbers to keep going up with subsequent service updates. [UPDATE: these are not limits that are hard coded into the system. They are boundary guidelines we've established based on internal and external feedback, and we're confident that anything under these boundaries will work well for all users. Because they are not hard coded limits, you can exceed these boundaries, and at that point your mileage may vary. Feel free to certify and share your own success stories...and stay tuned as we will definitely increase these boundaries/guidelines as we complete further tuning and testing.]
- Size we've currently tested for contents in a single Live Folder:
10GB1 7GB40GB (go Mesh test team go!) (of course there’s still the 5GB quota which limits how much you can synchronize with the Live Desktop)
- Individual file size: 2GB
- Items (file or folders) per Live Folder: 100,000
- Members per Live Folder: 200
- Number of Live Folders per user: 200
- Number of devices per user: 100
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