Manage RBS (SharePoint Foundation 2010)
Published: May 12, 2010
Remote BLOB Storage (RBS) is an add-on feature pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2008. RBS is designed to move the storage of binary large objects (BLOBs) from database servers to commodity storage solutions. If the content databases in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 are 4 gigabytes (GB) or larger, consider using RBS as part of your data storage solution.
In This Section
This article is a conceptual overview of how RBS works with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express. It contains important information about RBS features and providers. We strongly recommend that you read this article before you implement RBS.
This article describes how to install and configure RBS and implement the FILESTREAM provider for use with SharePoint Foundation 2010.
This article describes how to install and configure RBS without using the FILESTREAM provider.
This article describes how to set a content database to use RBS. You must already have RBS installed to perform these procedures.
This article describes how to migrate content into or out of RBS, or to a different RBS provider.
This article describes how to disable RBS in a SharePoint Foundation 2010 environment.
ConceptsPlan for RBS (SharePoint Foundation 2010)
Upgrade a stand-alone installation by using RBS (in-place) (SharePoint Foundation 2010)
Upgrade a stand-alone installation on a domain controller by using RBS (database attach) (SharePoint Foundation 2010)
Upgrade a stand-alone installation to new hardware by using RBS (database attach) (SharePoint Foundation 2010)
Other ResourcesUpgrading from a stand-alone installation of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 to SharePoint Foundation 2010 when content databases exceed 4 GB (RBS)
May 12, 2010