Central Administration content database Small If you use Power Pivot for Share Point and use the default settings that keep usage data collection and data refresh history for 365 days, the Central Administration content database will grow over the span of one year.
Share Point Server backup and restore, SQL Server, and System Center Data Protection Manager. The Central Administration content database is backed up when you perform a Share Point farm configuration and content backup.
The Central Administration content database is considered to be a configuration database.
It stores all configuration data for the Central Administration site collection.
For details about configuring and deploying business intelligence in a multiple server Share Point Server 2016 farm, download Deploying SQL Server 2016 Power Pivot and Power View in a Multi-Tier Share Point 2016 Farm.
Note Excel Services and its associated business intelligence capabilities are no longer hosted on Share Point Server 2016.
The Configuration, Central Administration Content, and Content databases are the three databases that are automatically installed when you deploy Share Point Server.