Running RBS Maintainer

We are getting some questions on this through this blog and our codeplex site and I thought that this subject needs a detailed blog post, so here is some information on running RBS maintainer.   Connection Strings   RBS maintainer takes connection strings from a CLR config file (Microsoft.Data.SqlRemoteBlobs.Maintainer.exe.config) that is present in the same…


RBS Garbage Collection Settings and Rationale

I recently got a question on RBS Garbage Collection settings and their usage. So I decided to write this blog post describing the different parts of GC and the associated settings.   RBS Maintainer does garbage collection (GC) in 3 phases: 1.       Reference Scan (RS) – Look through the application tables and find blobs that…