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Microsoft® SQL Server 2012 Unleashed by Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul T. Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Setting Up a Database for FILESTREAM Storage

After you enable FILESTREAM for the SQL Server instance, you can store FILESTREAM data in a database by creating a FILESTREAM filegroup. You can do this when creating the database or by adding a new filegroup to an existing database. The filegroup designated for FILESTREAM storage must include the CONTAINS FILESTREAM clause and be defined. The code in Listing 20.25 creates the Customer database and then adds a FILESTREAM filegroup.

LISTING 20.25 Setting Up a Database for FILESTREAM Storage

Use Master;goCREATE DATABASE CustomerON ( NAME='Customer_Data',    FILENAME='C:\SQL2012\Data\Customer_Data1.mdf',    SIZE=50,    MAXSIZE=100,    FILEGROWTH=10)LOG ON ( NAME='Customer_Log', ...

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