So I've read the MSDN Overview of Remote BLOB Storage as well as the FAQ: Sharepoint 2010 Remote Blob Storage (RBS), but I still don't completely understand how RBS would manifest itself in Sharepoint.
From what I understand you (as described here: Installing Remote Blob Store (RBS) on SharePoint 2010) first need to set up RBS and ultimately activate RBS for one content database. Here is where I'm stuck in my thoughts:
So you activate RBS for one web application / one content database via PowerShell - and that's it? Will all files of all Site collections in that web application be stored in the RBS (Question 1)? So when I upload
http://myserver/sites/doclib/, it will be saved to the RBS (e.g.
I'm asking because I need to save files on a different SQL Server than the one where the content DB resides - is RBS a feasible method (Question 2)?
PS: Could someone create new tags RBS and synonym remote-blob-storage? There is a tag for external-blob-storage - is that something different as shown here: Architecture of External BLOB storage?