Platform Administration and Architecture

xDB Processing Pools database

The xDB Processing Pools database performs the following functions:

  • Stores work items with IDs for newly created contacts and interactions. Work items are added by the xConnect Collection service role and consumed by the xDB Processing role during live aggregation processing.

  • Acts as a retry mechanism for live aggregation, history aggregation and distributed processing by storing work items with IDs for contacts and interactions that could not be processed and should be retried. Work items are added by and consumed by xDB Processing role.

Supported infrastructure

  • SQL Server 2016 SP1

  • SQL Azure

References

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The xDB Processing Pools database is referenced by the following roles:

Privacy and security

Assuming default behavior, the xDB Processing Pools database does not handle personal data.