Currently I want to scope out the server based on approximately 1000 posts per day with up to 100 concurrent users posting mainly during mornings and evenings.
Content mainly text based but about 20% of posts include embedded youtube videos and another 20% embedded photos directly linked from other sites like imgur, tumblr, pinterest, etc.
I have found a lot of good information on recommended hosting companies by reading through the last 18 months worth of posts in the various areas of this forum, but one thing that I have not seen addressed is what sever resources to spec out for a plan.
So... assuming XenForo 1.4.6 what would be the recommendations for:
Number of server cores