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sqlexpress 2008 database size

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For sqlexpress 2008 R2, various Microsoft web pages indicate 4GB and 10GB database size limits. I'm happy with sqlexpress 2005 but would upgrade to 2008 if indeed it had a 10GB database limit. So, the question is, which is correct - 4GB or 10GB?



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