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Shrinking the transaction log


Shrinking the transaction log

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I guess I got confused by semantics... my point was that, if you use the depreciated command "BACKUP LOG <DBNAME> WITH TRUNCATE_ONLY", the physical file would literally decrease in size from say 10GB to 10MB... thus "shrinking" the file size. But, I agree that it's not technically accurate.
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