Exchange 2013 : 100 Databases are back with CU2
Microsoft would like to give us 100 databases per server /DAG same as Exchange 2010 with cumulative update 2 which is expected to be released in the 3rd quarter of the year 2013.
As a matter of fact we can go from 50 databases to 100 Databases per server or Database Availability Group.
This means we can plan/design to deploy 100 databases if there is a requirement for future projects.
This increase in the database will only be helpful for Enterprise Edition of Exchange 2013.
CU2 won’t change number of databases per server for standard edition which will remain at 5 databases per server/DAG.
CU2 will allow your DAG Witness Server to be located in Azure. This will be a great advantage to have no outage of Witness.
CU2 will also provide DAG Management Service.
For more information you can read the blog post from “Ross Smith”.
Following issue will be fixed in CU2
You can’t disable Outlook Web App access for users in Office 365 or on-premises Exchange Server – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2835562/en-us?sd=rss&spid=16662
Microsoft MVP | Exchange Server