Data Storage Internals

  • Dmitri Korotkevitch


SQL Server database is a collection of objects that allow you to store and manipulate data. In theory, SQL Server supports 32,767 databases per instance, although the typical installation usually has only several databases. Obviously, the number of the databases SQL Server can handle depends on the load and hardware. It is not unusual to see servers hosting dozens or even hundreds of small databases.


Data File Database File Data Page Buffer Pool Object Page 
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  • Dmitri Korotkevitch
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  1. 1.FLUnited States

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