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Another interesting session I attended at the PASS Summit in Seattle was one concerning dealing with VLDBs in SQL Server. It was called Big Data Working with Terabytes in SQL Server presented by Andrew Novick. As you would expect, the session was packed. The definition of a very large database is a moving target. At the moment it seems to be anything over a terabyte. Judging by the audience, VLDBs are very common these days.
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