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Friends,

how can i calculate database size with this information:

Processed 8192240 pages for database 'DBOLTP', file 'rm' on file 1. ??

(8192240 *8) = 65537920 (bytes) / 1024 / 1024 = 62MB?

Thanks...
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Are you looking too deep into a simple problem?

Would this not provide the answer you need?

select name, size from sys.master_files;


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Friends,

how can i calculate database size with this information:

Processed 8192240 pages for database 'DBOLTP', file 'rm' on file 1. ??

(8192240 *8) = 65537920 (bytes) / 1024 / 1024 = 62MB?

Thanks...


Any size given in pages can be converted to binary (1024^3) MB just by dividing by 128.

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That won't allow you to calculate the size of the database files. It will allow you to calculate the total size of the allocated extents in the database. If you want the size of the files, query sys.database_files.

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Each time I have been asked to return the size of the databases for the systems I manage, I tend to use this query. It returns the size for all databases found in master.

USE master
go
exec sp_helpdb



Here is the relevant Microsoft Article on it.
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ahhhhh......Everything seems so much clearer now....:-D
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Execute
EXEC sp_spaceused

towards the database, the reserved size shows the exact size of the database (Even the backup size for the database)
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