About the collaboration database

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SharePoint Team Services relies on a Microsoft SQL Server (either SQL Server 7.0 or MSDE) database to store information such as:

Each virtual server has its own database. The Webs and subwebs on that virtual server share the database, although their information is stored in separate tables within the database.

As a server administrator, you can specify database settings. For example, you can schedule automatic back-up processes or specify the default database to use for all Webs on a virtual server.

Administrators with rights to the virtual server can back up or restore the database for the entire virtual server.