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what are the possible reasons when a query is timed out ?
what are the possible reasons for not truncating the log file ?
i have Log file of 5 GB how many VLF"s will be present ?
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ramyours2003 (7/16/2013)
what are the possible reasons when a query is timed out ?
what are the possible reasons for not truncating the log file ?
i have Log file of 5 GB how many VLF"s will be present ?



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no just for getting answers on this.
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ramyours2003 (7/16/2013)
what are the possible reasons when a query is timed out ?


The query took longer than the application's timeout setting.

what are the possible reasons for not truncating the log file ?


There are no good reasons for not truncating the transaction log, unless you want to test what happens when the log runs out of space.

i have Log file of 5 GB how many VLF"s will be present ?


2 or more.

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DBCC LOGINFO < this will show you the amount of VLFs you have
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what are the possible reasons for not truncating the log file ?


There are no good reasons for not truncating the transaction log, unless you want to test what happens when the log runs out of space.


What about using simple recovery model? Am I confused here?


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Luis Cazares (7/16/2013)
What about using simple recovery model? Am I confused here?


He's asking (afaict) for reasons not to truncate the log. In simple recovery, the log is automatically truncated, so the opposite.

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