What's the maximum size for a SharePoint database? This is a very common question across the board. Microsoft's documentation recommends a maximum of 200GB per content database. This isn't a limitation, just a recommendation. They are recommending this level due to performance and maintenance considerations. When your database gets much larger than that, there are some... Continue Reading →
How Can I Help?
Thanks for visiting my blog. Over the years, I've come to love the SharePoint community. The people are great, and I depend upon the vast resources available to help me get the job done. Now I want to give back. When you post to the forums at sharepoint.stackexchange.com, I'm committed to helping out whenever I... Continue Reading →
Storing your SharePoint files outside of the database (RBS)
A new feature provided with SQL Server R2 is the ability to save your BLOBs (binary large objects)(the files you upload into SharePoint) to be stored outside of the content database and in the server's file system. This functionality is called Remote BLOB Storage (RBS). I've had a few of customers ask for this on... Continue Reading →