Is their a way to compress a MSSQL database?

Is their  a way to compress a SQL database?
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You can shrink the database files (mdf and ldf).  You need to backup the files before the shrink command will work effectively.
goretailproAuthor Commented:
Where is this shrink command?  
Right click database in enterprise manager and choose AllTasks -> Shrink Database.

Clicking OK will shrink the mdf and ldf files.  Make sure you have backed up the mdf and ldf files or you will not see a result in the filesize.

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