SQL SERVER – Available Free Space in Data and Log File

Lots of good feedback, I have received on my recent to the point blog posts. Today we will see a script for Available Free Space in Data and Log File.

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Here is the script which you can run to identify the Total and Free space in your database files.

SELECT [File Name] = name,
[File Location] = physical_name,
[Total Size (MB)] = size/128.0,
[Available Free Space (MB)] = size/128.0
- CAST(FILEPROPERTY(name, 'SpaceUsed') AS INT)/128.0,
[Type] = type_desc
FROM sys.database_files;

Well, that’s it. We are done. You run the script above and it will give you available free space in data and log files for your current database. If you have any other questions or comments, you can reach out to me via comment.

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Reference: Pinal Dave (http://blog.SQLAuthority.com)

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  • Really interested to know why you have written the SQL in this old-school fashion of [Alias] = column rather than column as [Alias] ?

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