The uses multiple SQL databases to manage platform metadata. This section describes how to install and initialize these databases.
If you are concerned about durability and disaster recovery of your , your enterprise backup procedures should include the . See Backup and Recovery in the Admin Guide.
The requires access to the following databases. Below, you can review database names, descriptions and release in which it was introduced:
|Database Name||Description||First Release|
|Storage of users and metadata about your datasets, including completed jobs.||Release 1.0|
|Jobs database||Storage of job tracking information. Jobs are purged upon completion or job timeout. Failed jobs are purged periodically.||Release 3.2|
|Configuration Service database||Storage of system-, tier-, and user-level configuration settings.||Release 6.0|
|Artifact Storage Service database||Storage for feature-specific usage data such value mappings.||Release 6.0|
|Job Metadata Service database||Storage of metadata on job execution.||Release 6.4|
|Storage of schedules, including datasets to execute.||Release 4.1|
|Time-based Trigger database||Storage of triggering information.||Release 4.1|