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Server Requirements & Scalability

QL Server requirements depend on the number of concurrent player downloads your platform is expected to handle. You may also self-host your platform in a hybrid mode: QL Server hosted on premise with SQL or Blob / CDN hosted on Microsoft Azure.

Number of players downloading concurrently < 50 Players < 500 Players < 1500 Players < 7250 Players
Number of IIS Servers Azure A4 Equivalent
1 server A3
1 server A3
2 servers A4
3 servers A4
Azure BLOB / CDN
-
CPU Cores
2
 4
8
8
RAM
4GB
8GB
16GB
32GB
Operating System
 Windows 10 Professional (20 Players maximum) / Server 2016+
 Windows Server 2016+
 Windows Server 2016+
 Windows Server 2016+
SQL Server
SQL Express
Azure S2 or SQL Standard Edition on premise
Azure S7 or SQL Standard Edition on premise
Azure S7 or SQL Professional Edition on premise