SQL SERVER – SSMS: Transaction Log Shipping Status Report

History has its own way to define now civilizations thrived. Most of the cities flourished in the river side and transporting lumber was one of the key activity. Most of the cities like Seattle and many others have this boom and bust life. The idea here was to cut the timber upstream and use the natural flow of rivers to transport to factories downstream using the river. These are classic and wonderful examples of how we typically work with Log-Shipping in SQL Server too. This blog is about Transaction Log Shipping Status report.

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SQL SERVER – Move Database Files MDF and LDF to Another Location

When a novice DBA or Developer create a database they use SQL Server Management Studio to create new database. Additionally, the T-SQL script to create a database is very easy as well. You can just write CREATE DATABASE DatabaseName and it will create new database for you. The point to remember here is that it will create the database at the default location specified in SQL Server Instance (this default instance, can be changed and we will see that in future blog posts). Now, once the database files goes in production it will start to grow.

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SQL SERVER – Shrinking Truncate Log File – Log Full

UPDATE: Please follow link for SQL SERVER – SHRINKFILE and TRUNCATE Log File in SQL Server 2008. Sometime, it looks impossible to shrink the Truncated Log file. Following code always shrinks the Truncated Log File to minimum size possible. USE DatabaseName GO DBCC SHRINKFILE(<TransactionLogName>, 1) BACKUP LOG <DatabaseName> WITH TRUNCATE_ONLY…
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