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Is Database shrinkage possible in Replication ?


Is Database shrinkage possible in Replication ?

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diva.mayas
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Is Database shrinkage possible in Replication ?
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Do you mean is it possible to shrink the database files using the DBCC SHRINKFILE or DBCC SHRINKDATABASE commands? Yes it is possible. In general shrinking databases is not a good idea, whether replicated or not. Do it only for exceptional reasons and don't do it regularly.
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Thanks David,
one more assist you have specified - [ Do it only for exceptional reasons ]
Can you specify the exceptional reasons or if anybody has faced such situation.
I need to know for my knowledge purpose.
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