Advanced Database Engine Details

SQL Server 2005 is a set of components that work together to meet the data storage and analysis needs of the largest Web sites and enterprise data processing systems. The topics in this section describe how the various components work together to manage data effectively.

Topic Description

Physical Database Architecture

Describes the logical components defined in SQL Server databases and how they are physically implemented in database files.

Relational Database Engine Architecture

Describes the features of the Database Engine that make it efficient at processing large numbers of concurrent requests for data from many users.

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