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9. SQL Server

Stacy Simpkins

(1)Brandon, Florida, USA

SQL Server is the muscle behind SharePoint. SQL Server is the relational database that SharePoint uses to store most of its content; unless BLOB (binary large object) storage is used. We’re not going to cover configuring a BLOB store in this book. The version of SQL Server that we configure will hopefully have four disks inside the VM; but don’t worry, if your hardware does not have enough SCSI interfaces to support four disks, you’ll still be able to get by with just one, as this is just a home lab, not a live-fire situation.

In this chapter, you’re going to spin up and configure SQL Server ...

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