SQL Server Remote BLOB Store and FILESTREAM feature comparison

  With the recent refresh of the RBS Feature Pack a brief comparison between RBS and the SQL Server FILESTREAM feature may be useful.   FILESTREAM and RBS are complementary approaches for storage and management of BLOBs and we see them both continuing to evolve. ·         FILESTREAM provides a storage option that allows storage, efficient…


Remote Blob Storage November CTP Refresh Available

The SQL Server 2008 R2 November Community Technology Preview Feature Pack is available for download now. This includes a refresh of the Remote Blob Storage package.   Significant enhancements have been made in this release for performance and integration with SharePoint 2010. These changes include implementing the IDisposable interface in the SqlRemoteBlobCollectionManager and SqlRemoteBlobContext classes….


SQL Server 2008 R2 Remote Blob Store August CTP Available

Updated RBS Packages are available as part of the SQL Server 2008 R2 August CTP release. This includes the new default FILESTREAM RBS provider along with many other enhancements and bugfixes. This provider is the first officially supported RBS Provider released by Microsoft and begins to bridge the gap between RBS and Filestream, allowing applications…