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Clearing the Transaction Log


Clearing the Transaction Log

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Paul Randal
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Ha! Easy for anyone who reads your excellent blog :-)

Great question.



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Not too difficult for someone who hasn't read his blog as well. I just pay close attention to others more versed in log files that also post here on SSC.

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Today i learned new topic about VLF.

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Today i learned about the Transaction Logs and virtual log files
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I think I almost got it right - :-)

This was a great question that made me do a little reading and learn something about a little understood part of SQL Server.

I do believe that the other 16% who got it right, deserve more than just 2 points.

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Ouch! Got that one wrong.

Great question.

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Tom Garth (6/1/2010)
I think I almost got it right - :-)

This was a great question that made me do a little reading and learn something about a little understood part of SQL Server.

I do believe that the other 16% who got it right, deserve more than just 2 points.

Thanks,

"There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves." -- Will Rogers



Speaking of which, you deserve 2 points for your tag line! :-)

Thanks,
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Most excellent question.



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Paul, thanks to a firmly worded and clearly written article of yours I'd read a while ago http://www.sqlskills.com/BLOGS/PAUL/post/Misconceptions-around-the-log-and-log-backups-how-to-convince-yourself.aspx, I got this one right.

I agree with the comment someone posted on that web page above: it would be helpful if BOL adopted more explicit language about this issue.

Yours,
Rich M.
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