Neudesic Pulse extends and enhances SharePoint’s social capabilities by adding enterprise micro blogging, enhanced profiles, expert identification, and much more. The following diagram represents how Neudesic Pulse fits into an enterprise SharePoint deployment.
Neudesic Pulse is best deployed to the Web Frond Ends in your SharePoint farm. This ensures that you take advantage of the load-balancing that you have likely established for SharePoint.
In a similar respect, your Neudesic Pulse database is best deployed to the same SQL Server that you are using to host SharePoint content. Once again to take advantage of the existing hardware and support investments you have made.