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determing when a database was last modified


determing when a database was last modified

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djordan 41144
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Hi,

Can you determine when a database was last modified by looking at its mdf files last modified date (i.e. on the filesystem)?

If not which is the best way to determine this?
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•On 2008: using the new Server Auditing feature
•On 2005: using Dynamic Management Views (DMV)
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what dmv's are you referring to?
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Please refer :

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms188754(v=sql.90).aspx
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thanks mate - I know what a dmv is...

Do you know which particular dmv will help me?
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Woul this help ?

USE AdventureWorks;
GO

SET ANSI_WARNINGS OFF;
SET NOCOUNT ON;
GO

WITH agg AS
(
SELECT
[object_id],
last_user_seek,
last_user_scan,
last_user_lookup,
last_user_update
FROM
sys.dm_db_index_usage_stats
WHERE
database_id = DB_ID()
)
SELECT
[Schema] = OBJECT_SCHEMA_NAME([object_id]),
[Table_Or_View] = OBJECT_NAME([object_id]),
last_read = MAX(last_read),
last_write = MAX(last_write)
FROM
(
SELECT [object_id], last_user_seek, NULL FROM agg
UNION ALL
SELECT [object_id], last_user_scan, NULL FROM agg
UNION ALL
SELECT [object_id], last_user_lookup, NULL FROM agg
UNION ALL
SELECT [object_id], NULL, last_user_update FROM agg
) AS x ([object_id], last_read, last_write)
GROUP BY
OBJECT_SCHEMA_NAME([object_id]),
OBJECT_NAME([object_id])
ORDER BY 1,2;





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beautiful - thanks heaps!
:-)
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Inbuilt "Schema Changes History" report can also help
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