CHAPTER 20Working with Content Databases

As the use of SharePoint increases within the organization, it is very common to see the amount of content stored in SharePoint grow dramatically. This makes it necessary to increase the number of content databases to maintain good performance. Having a large number of content databases is not a problem in itself, since SharePoint 2010 supports hundreds of content databases per Web application. The issue is that it’s important to maintain a good naming standard for all those databases. Unfortunately, it is very often the case that there is no naming standard applied at all, causing difficulties in distinguishing which content databases are used by which Web application. This makes troubleshooting more ...

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