Platform Administration and Architecture

xDB Collection database

The xDB Collection database contains all contacts and interactions, including facets and events.

Supported infrastructure

The xDB Collection database can be hosted on:

  • SQL Server

  • SQL Azure

  • MongoDB (Sitecore 9.0 Update 2 and later)

Refer to the Sitecore compatibility table for compatible versions.

References

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The xDB Collection database is referenced by the following roles:

Privacy and security

The xDB Collection database handles personal data in the following ways:

  • Stores all contact and interaction data, including identifiers and facets.