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Shrinking Databases


Shrinking Databases

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Steve Jones
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Search appears to be broken, but I'm looking for an article that clearly and concisely explains why you should not shrink data files. I know Paul Randal has a blog, but I am looking for one for this site, that can reference his, but is written in a cleaner, and shorter style.

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Hi Steve,

I wouldn't mind having a go at this one, if nobody else has volunteered.

Gethyn Ellis

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Feel free. Looking for a nice short concise reference to give people, and use as a link in one of my talks Wink

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