Shrinking a large database with limited outage windows — SQL Studies

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Yes, I realize you shouldn’t shrink your database (data files or log files), but I recently had a case where it was completely appropriate to do a shrink. We had a table that was almost a terabyte on its own. It was decided to put in an archive process that got rid of 3/4 of […]

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