Shrinking SQL Server Log Files

Shrinking SQL Server Log Files

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Need to Shrink your Database Log files? Plenty of tutorials online will show you how to trash your log file while implementing a hack. This video will show you what's really going on with your log files, and will help you troubleshoot the real source of your problems instead of telling you to just use TRUNCATE_ONLY on your log files.

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Log Files, Transactions, the SQL Server Storage Engine, and Backups.


Video Length: 11:45
Skill Level: 300 - Advanced
Series: SQL Server Backups
Author/Presenter: Michael K. Campbell
Applies to SQL Server: 2000, 2005, and 2008

Tags: Disaster Recovery, Best Practices, Administration, Log Files, and Transactions


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Thanks Michael, that was very helpful to me - it is an area I have found tricky to get my head round completely.

Iain Smallwood - December 03, 2008.

This is very nice video and giving what is causing the log file growth.

Krishna - November 04, 2011.

thanks for the info

hieudo - December 19, 2014.

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