Files and Filegroups

  • Peter A Carter

Abstract

Within a database, data is stored in one or more data files. These files are grouped into logical containers called filegroups. Every database also has at least one log file. Log files sit outside of filegroup containers and do not follow the same rules as data files. This chapter begins by discussing filegroup strategies that database administrators (DBAs) can adopt before it looks at how DBAs can maintain data and log files.

Keywords

File Type Recovery Model Buffer Cache Unused Space Storage Tier 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Supplementary material

978-1-4842-0710-9_5_MOESM1_ESM.zip (7 kb)
Chapter 5.zip (zip 7 kb)

Copyright information

© Peter A Carter 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter A Carter
    • 1
  1. 1.BotleyUK

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