Platform Administration and Architecture

xDB Processing Pools database

Abstract

Introduction to xDB Processing Pools database supported infrastructure and references.

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

The xDB Processing Pools database can be hosted on:

  • SQL Server

  • SQL Azure

Refer to the Sitecore compatibility table for compatible versions.

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.