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What is .ldf file?
what .ldf file contains?
how to see .ldf data files?
what to do if .ldf files full?
how to take back up and recovery of .ldf /?
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ldf is Log data file, i.e. the Transaction Log of a database in SQL Server.
It logs the transactions and data modifications in the database.
Right click on the database go to Properties and then chose Files and you'll see there the log file (File type = LOG)
For details, read this stairway - http://www.sqlservercentral.com/stairway/73776/


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gmkgvk - Saturday, April 8, 2017 7:06 AM
how to see .ldf data files?
what to do if .ldf files full?
how to take back up and recovery of .ldf /?

Normally you may not able to read ldf file. For reading this you need SQL Server log analyzer.
There is many things you can due like, shrink your log file data to know more about this you may go through this: http://www.technologycrowds.com/2016/12/sql-transaction-log-full-error-9002.html

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Hi

You may also refer to this useful article entitled "A beginner’s guide to SQL Server transaction logs"
https://www.sqlshack.com/beginners-guide-sql-server-transaction-logs/

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Ricky Valencia - Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:06 AM
You may also refer to this useful article entitled "A beginner’s guide to SQL Server transaction logs"
https://www.sqlshack.com/beginners-guide-sql-server-transaction-logs/



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