SharePoint 2013 Shredded Storage vs. RBS

**THIS IS A REPOST** SharePoint 2013 has introduced significant enhancements in how file content is stored and retrieved in the database. Specifically, files are now split into many parts (“Shredded”) and stored in individual rows in the content database. This is related to the Cell Storage API introduced in 2010 that support(s/ed) things like co-authoring… Continue reading SharePoint 2013 Shredded Storage vs. RBS

Shrinking the transaction log of a mirrored SQL Server 2014 database

Well, technically it is possible to shrink a mirrored LOG. What is doing trouble is to backup log with truncate_only. Mirroring doesn’t accept it. So one way is to perform a backup log to disk: USE [DATABASE_NAME]; BACKUP DATABASE [DATABASE_NAME] TO DISK=’E:\Backup\DATABASE_NAME_FULL.bak’ WITH FORMAT; CHECKPOINT; WAITFOR DELAY ’00:00:02′; BACKUP LOG [DATABASE_NAME] TO DISK = ‘E:\Backup\DATABASE_NAME_TL.trn’;… Continue reading Shrinking the transaction log of a mirrored SQL Server 2014 database

How to get Time, Hour, Minute, Second and Millisecond Part from DateTime in Sql Server

Many a times we may need to get the Time, Hour, Minute, Second and Millisecond Part from DateTime in Sql Server. In this article we will see how we can get these parts of the DateTime in Sql Server. You may like to read the other popular articles on Date and Time: How to get… Continue reading How to get Time, Hour, Minute, Second and Millisecond Part from DateTime in Sql Server

How to Shrink LDF File Size using SQL Management Studio

If the transaction log file (.ldf) in Microsoft SQL is too big, it can cause performance issues, eat up valuable disk space and consume resources when you back up. Therefore it’s imperative to periodically maintain the database to keep the .ldf file under control. To reduce the .ldf file, you must do threethings: Backup the… Continue reading How to Shrink LDF File Size using SQL Management Studio