DBCC SQLPERF ( LOGSPACE )

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Can I take output of
DBCC SQLPERF ( LOGSPACE )
into temp table so that I can use order by and where condition on the result.

MateenAsked:
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
create table #temp ("database name" sysname, "log size" decimal, "log space used" decimal, status int)

insert into #temp
exec ('DBCC SQLPERF ( LOGSPACE ) ')

select * from #temp

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EugeneZ ZhitomirskySQL SERVER EXPERTCommented:
create table #test (Dbname sysname, Logsize_MB dec, [LogSpaceused%] dec, status int)

insert into #test
EXEC('DBCC SQLPERF ( LOGSPACE )' )

select * from #test
MateenAuthor Commented:
I was trying without using the word exec.

Can u please tell what has [exec] done.
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EugeneZ ZhitomirskySQL SERVER EXPERTCommented:
looks like EE needs to add seconds - to date\time of posts :-)
EugeneZ ZhitomirskySQL SERVER EXPERTCommented:
exec - is EXECUTE
Executes a scalar-valued, user-defined function, a system procedure, a user-defined stored procedure, or an extended stored procedure. Also supports the execution of a character string within a Transact-SQL batch.
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
EXEC('sql_statement')
runs the dynamic sql which is given as paramenter.

As you cannot directly insert the output of the DBCC statement to a table, it needs to be performed using dynamic sql, thus DBCC
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