Confluence Database Location, Local Vs External

Hello,

My organization would like to install Confluence and the Confluence DB on the same server. However, Confluence documentation recommends an "External" database for Confluence production systems. It is unclear whether this means "external" from the embedded HSQLDB that is bundled with Conflunece, or "external" from the entire Confluence machine. Given we provide sufficent system resources for both entities to reside on the same machine, is this a safe configuration?

Thank you.

1 answer

1 accepted

1 vote
Accepted answer

Hi Jason, you can install the database server in the same machine if it has enough hardware resources, it's just not recommended using embedded HSQLDB.

Cheers

Great, that's what I expected, but we wanted to be sure. Thanks for the hasty response!

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Feb 06, 2019 in Confluence

Try out the new editing experience

Hi team, I’m Avinoam, a product manager on Confluence Cloud, and today I’m really excited to let the Community know that all customers can now try out the new editing experience and see some of the ...

1,132 views 61 8
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you