Estmating database size

Posted on 1998-08-07
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
apparently, there is a procedure called sp_estspace and there is a microsoft version of it called estspace.sql which guides one through size estimation for a new database. could someone happen to know as to how to get it??
Question by:sajalk
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Expert Comment

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Not in MS SQL 6.5. Are you talking about 7.0 ?

Author Comment

ID: 1089473
i read about this in a book, and it is for 6.5. the sp_estspace procedure is the sybase version.
i would send a mail to the author to get some more informaion on it.

thanx much.

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ID: 1089474
There is no such sql-file I know of. Never heard of it though.
But there is a good article in the SQL Server Ressource Guide
about Estimating Database Sizes.
(Head to and search for
 "estimating database size sql")


Author Comment

ID: 1089475
i have found it.

thanx very much.

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