SQL Express and ARM

Microsoft SQL-Server Express Edition has the following limitations:

  • 10 GB maximum data base size -> only a limited number of scans can be stored
  • ca. 1 GB maximum RAM use -> poor performance in large environments
  • 4 cores maximum -> poor performance in large environments

 

ARM allows you to configure your settings in order to optimize data storage:

Information on actual data base size can be found in the Server health check.

Details on reducing data base size can be found in the following topics: storage of scans and SQL-Server data base maintenance.

 

Information on SQL server editions is available from Microsoft.