Remote BLOB Storage, part of Microsoft SQL Server 2008

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Does writing a custom RBS provider force one to put SharePoint into unsupported state?

It is well known that modifying a content database directly by running SQL queries results in an unsupported state. However, it is possible to develop custom RBS providers. Note that when an item is ...
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When do we overwrite the default RBS settings?

According to default values, BLOB files should be cleared after 30 days , if they are not referenced to any Content Database record. So, My question is when do we really need to overwrite the default ...
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How does RBS handles the versioning in SharePoint 2010?

How does RBS handles the versioning in SharePoint 2010? Does it mean that initial document alone will be stored on the file system and updates will be stored on the SQL? In that case, literally data ...
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RBS filestream is not being cleared when SPSite is moved to another DB in SharePoint 2010?

When we move the site collection from RBS enabled content DB to normal content DB in SharePoint 2010, RBS filestream is not being cleared. Even though, IIS have been reset, executed the RBS ...
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How to do we Backup/Restore the RBS enabled Content DB in SharePoint 2010?

As a SharePoint admin, I dont have any clue on SQL Backup/Restore, however trying to implement RBS on SharePoint 2010. Please let me know how could I handle the Backup/Restore of the RBS enabled ...
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Can I have both RBS enabled and plain Content DBs on the same SharePoint 2010 farm?

As RBS is enabled at the scope of the content database, can I have both RBS enabled and plain Content DBs on the same SharePoint 2010 farm? I know the answer is Yes. But do we face any issues in that ...
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SharePoint 2013 File Shredding and RBS

I am looking for insight into how to change the File Shredding settings in SharePoint 2013. We leverage RBS for BLOB Offloading and want to increase the sizes of the chunks so they are more ...
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SQL Data file size is not reduced after successful completion of RBS data movement?

Referring to my previous question - Installing and Configuring RBS on SharePoint 2010? RBS is installed, configured and successfully moved the data from SQL to BlobStore(~100GB) $cdb = ...
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Installing and Configuring RBS on SharePoint 2010?

We have a content DB with more than 120GB of data, it consists mostly documents and would like to introduce RBS to reduce size on the SQL server. Have installed and Configured RBS on SharePoint 2010 ...
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RBS won't work with default “0x” SID credentials

I'm trying to get RBS to work without having to specify credentials for each user (SID) in the RBS tables. MSDN notes that default credentials starting with 0x can be used: Each credential entry ...
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Alternatives to Remote Blob Storage for O365

Anyone have any thoughts/suggestions: Currently Remote Blob Storage is not available in SharePoint Online / O365. We have some remote locations in other countries where documents must stay within ...
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ECM best practices

How to handle multi-terrabyte content in SharePoint? Which is the best approach for handling this scenario a) Creating multi site collection and with separate content db b) Externalizing the content ...
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Are big Content DB's really that bad? [closed]

I am creating a site collection with 6 subsites holding 1 document library each. We are migrating documents from an existing platform, somewhere around 300 000. The seperate sites represent a category ...
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Will DPM clean up files from SharePoint 2010 RBS

I recently setup RBS in our development SharePoint 2010 site to store large documents or videos. I found out that when you remove the RBS files from SharePoint, and then run RBS Maintainer to remove ...
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RBS with SharePoint 2010 and SQL Express 2008 / 2012.

My client has about 100GB of files loaded on a File Server. Initially the plan was to upload everything to SharePoint and bring everything under one hood. They have SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SQL ...
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SharePoint 2010 - moving databases to new server & RBS

Our SQL cluster has some issues and techs are now building another cluster where we will have to migrate our SharePoint 2010 farm. I found technet article describing process of moving SharePoint ...
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SQL RBS “the URL is invalid” error when trying to upload a file (SP 2010)

I'm trying to setup Sharepoint 2010 (SQL Server 2008) to use SQL RBS for testing purposes. I followed all the steps required and in the process created a local folder C:\RBS_Store which serves as a ...
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How best to stream an SPFile stored in RBS

We use Remote Blob Storage (i.e. SQL FileStream) and SharePoint 2010 to store our files. We have a web service providing access to parts of SharePoint. One part of this web service includes serving ...
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File size too large with RBS and SharePoint 2013

since i set up my SP2013 Foundation Preview with SQL Server 2008 R2 Express i wanted to use the RemoteBlobStorage. It works seemingly fine just now. The only problem is if my files which im uploading ...
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Remote BLOB Storage and Sharepoint 2010

I have a SharePoint Server 2010 documents library. Library's size - 20 Gb. Size increases each year by 1-2 GB. It stores files ranging in size from 1 to 50 MB. Files rarely change. Should I use the ...