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Finding a table's file


Finding a table's file

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Brandie Tarvin
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I have a database with 3 files on 3 different file groups. They are divided amongst 2 drives. One of those drives is nearly full.

My task is to locate what tables are on the file / filegroup that is on the nearly full drive so I can appropriately solve the problem. More HD space is not forthcoming as this server is near end of life.

Try as I might, my google-fu does not point me in the correct direction for identifying the files upon which the tables reside. Anyone have any suggestions?

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SELECT OBJECT_NAME(object_id) AS TableName, i.index_id, i.name, ds.name 
FROM sys.indexes i INNER JOIN sys.data_spaces ds ON i.data_space_id = ds.data_space_id



The indexes and the filegroups they are on.

If an index is on a filegroup, it should be assumed that it's pages are spread across all the files in the filegroup.

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Thank you, Ma'am. I knew it had to be simple.

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