What are the database that can use to connect with SharePoint 2013 Foundation?

What are the database that can use to connect with SharePoint 2013 Foundation? If we'll not use SQL db, is it possible to use other database products & how?

Thank you & hope to hear soon...
Stiebel EltronAsked:
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Arjun VyavahareTechnical ConsultantCommented:
No, you have to use SQL Database only to run Sharepoint application

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Rainer JeschorCommented:
are you talking about "BCS"?

Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
MS SQL is the only supported database for all version of SharePoint.
Stiebel EltronAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your responses, and sorry for the late reply.
Anyway, here's the situation, why we want to know if we can use other db for sharepoint aside from SQL or SQL Express. Because we want to build another SP Farm to one of our server, (though we already have SP running, but this another SP farm we want to build it separately) and by building this new SP farm, we can't or we don't want to use the SQL Server DB that we're currently using because the data that will be use to the new farm would be around 400GB-500GB. This new SP farm will serve as document library for our Design Dept. (that's why the files are huge in size).
We can't use SQL Server Express, because it's maximum size that can handle is up to 10GB only...

That's why we're asking if SharePoint can support to use other databases...
Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
It is true that Express Edition has limits but comparing MS SQL to other commercial versions, MS SQL is very affordable (if you have small number of users then buy user CALs, otherwise purchase Core CALs And this way you could install multiple instances of SQL).
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