Reply to post: Re: When it hit that limit... everything stopped until we could free up some space

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Re: When it hit that limit... everything stopped until we could free up some space

> How did you get 1TB of drive space for a single database back in 2001?

Two ways:

a. don't use windows NT (2 - 4 Gigabytes was the address space limit for 32 bit addresses and in 2001 there were systems that used 64 bit addresses)

b. on MS Windows construct the database from more than one database file spread across several Windows partitions

Since you asked.

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