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Sometimes an issue arises when the hidden database snapshot runs out of space. Because it’s implemented using alternate streams of the existing data files, the database snapshot consumes space from the same location as the existing data files. If the database being checked has a heavy update workload, more and more pages are pushed into the database ...


I figured it out. It was the event log files in %SystemRoot%\System32\Winevt\Logs. This particular server did not have the standard "overwrite events as needed" as all of the other servers did. The log files, however, were not being pruned so they kept stacking up. This explains exactly why over a weekend period there would be hardly any change in the ...

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