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Large unexpected content database size

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  • I have created site and routine activity on site were upload , update, delete and view.

    I have enabled audit log to monitor file usage.

    Now, My Size is growing unexpectedly, so I have deleted lot of junk data, removed them from all recycle bins, trimmed audit log.

    Still, MDF file is large [ there is no room for shrink also], Transaction log is less than 20MB.

    I m using SQL 2008R2 and recovery mode of database is "Simple"

    I tried to to backup, backup size was mere 200MB only. I restored on other server it restored as 400MB.

    How do I reduce size of Production DB?

    Sunday, March 04, 2012 5:28 AM

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