HOW TO: Keep SharePoint file names and folder structure in... BLOB store

HOW TO: Keep SharePoint file names and folder structure in external
BLOB store
Here you can identify whether the BLOBs should be externalized in folders or not. It will help you to define the file
name and the folder structure for your content. You are provided the facility to keep the data in a same file
structure as it was on your local disk. This facility is provided to users at tier level. Here you are given a choice to
select file and folder structure, choices are:
"Do not create folders" option will save the data in a flat structure, no folder hierarchy is defined.
"Use SharePoint folder names" will save data in a same hierarchy as it was on SharePoint.
"Auto generate folders" option will auto generate the folder/(s) with date time stamp. Here users
need to specify the format for naming the folders which can be: daily, weekly, monthly or yearly.
According to the specified format the files will be saved in the folders.
"Use SharePoint file names" option can be used with any of the above 3 options. It will keep the file
name same as it was on SharePoint.
See Also
Upgrading SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 with externalized BLOBs | Converting EBS to RBS without copying
BLOBs | How to configure a custom storage provider | Migrating all EBS BLOBs to RBS | Migrating BLOB Store
Database to a different Server