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  Asked By: Christina    Date: Jan 12    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1006

Could someone please tell me how and where Sharepoint stores documents you
upload to it?



5 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Elias Cannon     Answered On: Jan 12

The documents  uploaded are stored in the content database, which is your
SQL Server backend. It would be named as <Portal Site Name>1_SITE

Answer #2    Answered By: Kartik Athani     Answered On: Jan 12

All documents  are stored in content databases in SQL. When you configure
SharePoint you indicate to the IIS virtual servers running on your
front-end webservers which content databases they should use and which
SQL server(s) host these databases. The Front End servers then talk
directly to the SQL back-end servers.

Answer #3    Answered By: Ira Knox     Answered On: Jan 12

What if I don't have a database. Lets say I have a development box and
SharePoint is running in a standalone box with no content databases in SQL.
Will I be able to upload a document. If yes, where will SharePoint store the

Answer #4    Answered By: Divyesh Hurkadli     Answered On: Jan 12

In that case you would implement MSDE instead of SQL...you need a
database and MSDE and SQL are your only choices...

Answer #5    Answered By: Manohar Kothare     Answered On: Jan 12

Sharepoint NEEDS one server running SQL Server (or MSDE) to run.

No SQL Server / MSDE --> No SPS 2003

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