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I need more space in my development environment and need to shrink my database (or files) in SQL Server. Should I chose "shrink files" or "shrink database" to free most disk space?

Shrink options in SQL Server

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If the database contains more than one data file, with the "Shrink Files" options you can choose which file you want to shrink; "Shrink Database" will shrink all of them.

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Thanks, just what I needed. Does this inclide LOG-files? – Benny Skogberg Nov 7 '12 at 9:59
Yes, but they will only be shrunk if there are inactive logs on them, i.e. if the DB is set to simple recovery model or if a transaction log backup has been performed. – Massimo Nov 7 '12 at 10:35

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