Platform Administration and Architecture

Scaling and configuring the xDB Collection database

Abstract

An overview of scaling and configuring the xDB Collection database.

The xDB Collection database stores all contact and interaction data, and can experience high write rates from sources such as the Content Delivery role. Review scaling options and performance tuning tasks for the following roles before scaling the xDB Collection database:

Scaling and configuring the xDB Collection SQL provider

The xDB Collection SQL provider includes:

  • A shard map manager database that stores global information about the shard set.

  • A shard set of two or more shards.

The xDB Collection SQL provider supports the following scaling options: