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Database size issues

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dwjongbloed
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I have as database that has a size of 65548.83 MB and the space available is 59386.77 MB. As you can tell there is a lot of free space. How do I reclaim this space and resize my database. I've tried a shrinkdatabase with truncateonly but that doesn't work.
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It doesn't seem like you have a lot of free space in there. 59GB data with 65GB data file. You want to keep free space in your database to allow for changes, reindexing, etc. Shrinking the file fragments the data and slows performance.

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Duplicate post. No replies to this thread please. Direct replies to:http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic774264-5-1.aspx

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