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BEST PRACTICES: Sandbox Management and Best Practices

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Salesforce Cloud Services

Sandbox Management and Best Practices

Have you ever wondered what the different types of sandboxes are available, and what is included in each when the sandbox is created or refreshed?  This presentation includes information on each type of sandbox and the top use cases for each type of sandbox.

There are 4 types of Sandboxes, some sandboxes are included in certain Salesforce editions and may be purchased for additional cost, please contact your Salesforce Account Executive for details.  The attached presentation describes common use cases for each type of Sandbox and best practices.
  • Developer - may be refreshed every day, does not include any data automatically but allows 200 MB of data to be imported or created.
 
  • Developer Pro - may be refreshed every day, does not include any data automatically but allows 1GB of data to be imported or created.
 
  • Partial Copy - may be refreshed every 5 days, includes a sample of production data up to 10k parent records and related child records, or 5GB of data total.  This sandbox requires a Sandbox Template.
 
  • Full Copy - may be refreshed every 29 days, include a full copy of production data and Sandbox Templates may be used but not required.



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