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  1. #1
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    Jan 2004
    Montreal, Canada

    Exclamation Unanswered: Analyzing db Growth per day

    Well my question is how do i analyze db growth per day. is there a tool i can use or a method. I mean i do take a look at the task view and the files but per day it doesnt move in MB wich is weird since this is a warehouse and their are nightly loads to it inserting maybe 30000 record a night on avg.

    Any help would be grately aprreciated.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    on the wrong server
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    sp_helpdb 'MyDatabaseName'
    “If one brings so much courage to this world the world has to kill them or break them, so of course it kills them. The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.” Earnest Hemingway, A Farewell To Arms.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
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    The easiest way to do it is to check in Enterprise manager daily to see what the current size is, then keep the daily records in a spreadsheet, or database. If you are looking for a pre-packaged too, I think Quest Software has something for that. I think Microsoft is also getting into the game, as well, with a product I can not remember the name of. Some SQL Server add on.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Or you could write a job that copies sysobjects and sysindexes into a table that you aggregate on a regualr basis. Swipe code from sp_spaceused to understand how to use that information.
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