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How to Shrink SQL Server database files?

, 5 Jan 2011 CPOL
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How to Shrink SQL Server database files?
You can shrink the database file by using the following method.

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DECLARE @strDatabaseName nvarchar(255)
SET @strDatabaseName = "YourDatabaseName"
DBCC SHRINKDATABASE (@strDatabaseName, 0)--Parameters are Database Name & Target %
Working in both SQL 2005 & 2008.
 

For Your Information

How to shrink the tempdb database in SQL Server[^]
 

Acknowledgments

BTW, after this comment[^], I have created this Tip/Trick. Thanks to him.

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