Office 365 (SharePoint) - SharePoint Limits & Managing Large Lists and Libraries

SharePoint has resource throttles and limits that govern the amount of data and throughput that can be managed. This article will describe the limits to SharePoint and methods of managing large lists and libraries.

SharePoint Limits

Managing Large Lists and Libraries in SharePoint

There are many ways you can work with or query a SharePoint list or library without receiving a List View Threshold warning. Using the following ideas, you can get the information you need and stay within the 5000 item List View Threshold. SharePoint has resource throttles and limits that govern the amount of data and throughput that can be managed. The List View Threshold is by default, approximately 5000 items, and is set to allow users to work with large lists, but keep good performance. There are three main ways to work with the List View Threshold:
For further information on these items, and more, please see this Microsoft Support article regarding large list and library management in SharePoint.