SQL Server and storage (SharePoint 2013)

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Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Summary: Learn how to plan for SQL Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) and SQL Server 2012 and storage configuration for SharePoint 2013.

The following articles on TechNet provide information about SQL Server and storage configuration for SharePoint 2013.

The following articles about SQL Server storage configuration for SharePoint 2013 are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.


Building blocks Content Description

Overview of SQL Server in a SharePoint environment (SharePoint 2013)

Describes the relationship between SharePoint 2013 and supported versions of SQL Server and how you can interact with the databases.

Overview of RBS in SharePoint 2013

Describes how SharePoint 2013 works with remote BLOB storage (RBS).

Deciding to use RBS in SharePoint 2013

Describes the factors to consider when moving to a remote BLOB storage solution.

Storage and SQL Server capacity planning and configuration (SharePoint Server 2013)

Describes a process for planning storage and SQL Server capacity for a SharePoint Server 2013 deployment.