Choosing and preparing a database
As an archiving solution, GFI Archiver is highly dependent on your database infrastructure setup for high performance of data archival and retrieval processes.
The following sections help you to understand the following options:
- Choosing your database type
- GFI Archiver Database (For evaluation purposes)
- Microsoft SQL Server Express (Recommended)
- Microsoft SQL Server
It is highly recommended to use Microsoft® SQL Server Express or Microsoft® SQL Server as your database. The Firebird databaseAn open source relational database system. included in the GFI Archiver installation is intended for evaluation purposes only.