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SQL design considerations...?

Post by Matts N » Dec 27, 2010 12:55 pm

Hello all!
I'm about to design a fairly large Veeam B&R solution and can't find any hints or recommendations on which database engine to use for B%R itself. I know the product comes with SQL Express, but are there any limitations as to how many VM's, jobs or whatever an Express installation can hold? Any other reasons for choosing a full SQL instead of Express, like one database engine with multiple databases as opposed to several database engines?

Would suggest that a good answer here goes into the FAQ... :roll:

Thanks in advance!

// Matts

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Re: SQL design considerations...?

Post by Alexey D. » Dec 27, 2010 1:13 pm

Hello Matts,

This post will help you: VBR 4.1 New Install - database question. Thanks!

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Re: SQL design considerations...?

Post by Matts N » Dec 27, 2010 1:26 pm

Thanks for that very speedy response, Alexey. I assume the same information is valid for version 5.0 as well...?

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Re: SQL design considerations...?

Post by Alexey D. » Dec 27, 2010 1:27 pm

You're welcome. Yes, the info is valid for v5.0 as well.

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Re: SQL design considerations...?

Post by Gostev » Dec 27, 2010 1:50 pm

On top of that, v5 added automatic retention policy to backup/restore sessions history, so configuration database will no longer grow forever. Thanks!

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Re: SQL design considerations...?

Post by Matts N » Dec 27, 2010 1:57 pm

Great! Thanks for very useful answers! :)

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