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Benefits to ext storage if file/table solely for docs?

Question asked by JoelShapiro on Jun 9, 2017
Latest reply on Jun 10, 2017 by arjen.evertse

Hi all


What benefits are there, if any, to using external storage for container documents if the fmp12 file has only one table — just for those documents — and almost no other fields but the container field (id, creation/mod, doc metadata)?


Since the total backup size doesn't seem much different between internal- & external storage, and there's the additional hassle of having to copy/paste the files when dealing with backups, I'm thinking that keeping these docs internal would make things easier all around.  Am I wrong?