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Temp db log file is growing .

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tempdblog file is growing to 5 gb. I dont have more space on the drive.

want a immediate solution . without restarting the server.

please somebody reply..
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Add more drive space
Figure out what's preventing TempDB's log from being reused and resolve that problem
http://www.sqlservercentral.com/articles/Transaction+Log/72488/

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add more space to the drive
or
restart SQL



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Thanks,

usually it is around 2 GB. we don't have space in SAN drive to add.

I want to release it now.. Is there any way to fix it ?????
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As Gail mentioned, figure out what is causing the log file to grow, otherwise if it happens again you will be in the same boat.

Something wanted the log file to grow to 5GB so if it happens again and you have shrunk the file already it will regrow to 5GB.

Then you might get away with using DBCC SHRINKFILE
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307487

Otherwise restart SQL or add more space.



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I know one job is using tempdb.

but tempdb is not releasing the space where as 4 Gb of space is not used.

I am using SQL 2005. also running replication. so temp db is always in use.
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It is not happening daily basis.. once in a quater or so I faced the problem..

All the time I can not restart the server,,, right.
So, please tell me is there any option to make release the unused space on tempdb ??
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Space will not release once it has been consumed, this is due to the expensive procedure of allocating more space to files.

If it grew to 5GB it will stay at 5GB unless you manually restart SQL or if possible run DBCC SHRINKFILE as per the article I provided earlier.



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No, it won't release space. If the log is not growing more, leave it.

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tapaskumardm (8/28/2012)
Thanks,

usually it is around 2 GB. we don't have space in SAN drive to add.

I want to release it now.. Is there any way to fix it ?????


any problem in using DBCC SHRINKFILE?

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Durai Nagarajan
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