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ASSIGNING LETTERS TO THE DRIVES IN SQL SERVER

Logical Drive Letter Description
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C                                                      Operating system, SQL executables
D                                                       Usually a CD-ROM drive
E                                                       Reserve for another system drive, if needed
F through H                                      Tempdb
I through P                                        Data files
Q                                                       Quorum drive
R, S                                                   SQL executables and system databases
T through V                                       Transaction log files
X, Y, Z                                               Backups, or imported data for bulk loading
 
\SQLAdmin A standard admin directory to store reports such as logs, trace results, sqldiag.exe output, and so on
 
**This is not a compulsory approach. Every company has their own standard approach in assigning letters.
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