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What are best practices for setting transaction log size for tempdb?


What are best practices for setting transaction log size for tempdb?

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Rum a load test of your app, see how large TempDB gets. Set default size to slightly larger.


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rajeshjaiswalraj (2/10/2013)
Please some one help me .....

:-)What are best practices for setting transaction log size for tempdb?


I wouldn't call it a "best practice" but here's what I do...

I set it to 100MB with 100MB Growth and then I watch it. Whatever it get's to after a full monthly cycle has passed is probably a pretty accurate size. I'll add half a GB to that and use that for the Initial Size keeping the 100MB growth. Of course, the new intial size won't kick in until the next bounce of the service or reboot of the server. I typically will do the same with the MDF file.

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GilaMonster (2/10/2013)
Rum a load test of your app, see how large TempDB gets. Set default size to slightly larger.


Same thing I do. Other option is to run it for a while and monitor. Then adjust your settings.



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