Max DB Size for SQL Server Express

  • Bhaskar.Shetty

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    Question didn't mentioned Express Edition in it !!!!,

    Checked the title only after got my answer wrong :(:w00t:

  • danrst171

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    I thought it was weird that all but one of the answers was so small in size!:(

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  • Ed Wagner

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    danrst171 (7/24/2015)


    I thought it was weird that all but one of the answers was so small in size!:(

    With 189 responses in, 56% of us agree at 524 PB. Serves me right for not catching it in the title.

  • Mick Fitz

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    And no mention of SQL Server Express in the 'Question of the Day' in the SQLServerCentral daily dispatch....

  • AlexMcCo

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    Because even I did not notice topic name where the question related to. We all focus on question 😉

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  • sequelgarrett

    Right there with Babe

    Points: 782

    The question is what matters, not the title. The answer to the question asked is 524 PB. If the OP intended for it to be express edition, it should have been specified.

    That said -- even though I didn't answer the question wrong, I don't consider myself answering it correctly.

  • AlexMcCo

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    Completely agree with it, as my asnwer was the same as you've mentioned.

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  • Xavon

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    Hooray, more trick questions. Don't worry about the question itself, the title is the only important part. 🙁

  • doug.davidson

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    Must read better, EXPRESS!!!! Doh!

  • Sean Lange

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    Wow so much complaining about skipping a word in the question. I don't recognize most of the names of those complaining. I suspect that is because they haven't posted their own QOTD.

    Yes it caused me to pause and consider which edition. It didn't take too long to see Express in the title.

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  • edwardwill

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    Sean Lange (7/24/2015)


    Wow so much complaining about skipping a word in the question. I don't recognize most of the names of those complaining. I suspect that is because they haven't posted their own QOTD.

    Yes it caused me to pause and consider which edition. It didn't take too long to see Express in the title.

    It was a bad question. No, I haven't submitted my own QOTD but you can be sure that, if I did, I'd take a little bit more care about it.

  • Bobby Russell

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    Need to state EXPRESS EDITION in the question since that is an important part of the question. Look at the QOD section of the email...The title doesn't show in the QOD and when you hit the click here link you're ready to answer the multiple choices. I didn't see Express Edition until I saw the title on the screen telling me I got the answer wrong while I had the "WTF look" on my face....:crazy:

  • Heals

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    I got it right, was going to go with the 524PB option but having the word edition in the question made me double check everything (Guessed there should have been something infront of it :-))

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  • bmatzen

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    edwardwill (7/24/2015)


    Another terrible question. Only 16 words in the question - you could have extended it to 18 by adding "Express Edition".

    Right on! I think the 59% of us that got this "wrong" so far went right from the link in the SQLServerCentral email, which only has "What is the maximum relational database size of the SQL Server 2014 edition can grow to?" and no mention of Express in the Question itself.

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