Platform Administration and Architecture

xDB Collection database

Abstract

Introduction to Sitecore xDB Collection database supported infrastructure, references and privacy and security.

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.