Setting up an SQL-Server
Thread poster: Iris Kleinophorst
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Hi

As I have just set up a new, faster computer, I am thinking about transfering my TermStar databases to an SQL-Server.

Does that really make sense for databases with 15.000 to 30.000 entries? I read somewhere that terminology search in large databases get slower if installed as SQL instead of Access.

And which SQL server would be the most useful one? Would an Express version be sufficient for large databases?

Any experiences or suggestions?

TIA
Iris


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Been there, done that Sep 24, 2015

Iris Kleinophorst wrote:

And which SQL server would be the most useful one? Would an Express version be sufficient for large databases?

Any experiences or suggestions?



Guten Tag, Iris,

The Express version is indeed all you need. Speed is not an issue. Stability is. At least it was for me. I've installed Transit + SQL on several PCs and in several VMs. After a certain time it started crashing after adding new term pairs. Support told me that this wasn't possible. It was–as a special feature–possible for me.

I switched to another CAT tool that handles Transit projects too.

I don't think that 30,000 entries will be a problem (I had 20x30,000).

Cheers,

Hans

[Edited at 2015-09-24 15:43 GMT]


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license Aug 5, 2016

You also need an appropriate license for SQL, I guess.

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