A Content Database is an SQL Server database where the content of a SharePoint intranet (extranet, public web) is stored.

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NullReferenceException when creating new site collection

Running a SharePoint 2010 farm. Whenever I attempt to create a new site collection I get the following error "Object reference not set to instance of an object" which is generated from a generic ...
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Splitting a Content Database into two or three?

I have a SharePoint Farm in which the main Portal Web Application uses a single WSS_Content database, which has grown a lot to about 150 GB. I know I can now put it offline and attach a new one, but ...
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Which database holds documents?

I am wondering which database holds documents? I know that the documents are held as BLOBS in the database itself, but I can't seem to figure out what database that is?
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Restore-SPSite failure due to insufficient Content Database Space

I hope someone can help me solve this weird problem I'm facing for 4 days. I'm trying to restore the backup of Sharepoint 2010 web application. I'm using Windows Powershell command : Restore-SPSite ...
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List of databases used for a sharepoint 2010 farm?

How to find the list of databases are used by a SharePoint 2010 Farm, including content databases, service application databases and configuration database.
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MOSS 2007 to Sharepoint 2010 migration

Steps followed for Migration: Backup up of production database Create New Web Application on SP 2010 farm. Restore Production Database on SP 2010 Farm. Create Solution in SP 2010 with Name Space ...
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Completely empty content database

Anyone come across the following issue? WSS3 installation using WID, the content database for the site was empty. All of the tables were there but each table was empty, AllUserData, Sites, etc. Allll ...
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404 Error after Deleting Content Database (With no Site Collections)?

After detaching a database in SharePoint then subsequently deleting in SQL Server I have been getting 404 Errors at my root site collection default.aspx page, and a few other random site collections ...
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Where do you deploy scripts that are loaded in a masterpage?

Do you deploy the script files to "_layouts" or the content database? If "_layouts," do you use a <ScriptLink> tag or a <script> tag?
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Deleting an orphaned content database

I had accidentally deleted a content database "CDB-A"(not important) without doing a detach. I also added a new content database "CDB-B" to the web application. SP 2010 seems to hang on to "CDB-A" ...
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Mounting two similar content databases

I have two content databases: Cdb_A (in Server_A) and Cdb_B := Cdb_A + (a lot of content changes) in Server_B. Im trying to host both in the Server_A but on different webapps. My Webapp_A is attached ...
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Need sharepoint data related answer

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