Auto Shrink?

Posted on 2009-07-03
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Should you auto shrink sql server 2000 databases?
Question by:Bob Schneider
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kevin_u earned 2000 total points
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If you auto shrink, you may end up getting hit by a performance slow down, when the shrink starts.  Since its "auto" you don't know when it will be.

I'd suggest you create a mantenance plan to do the shrinking and any other re-indexing, update statistics, etc at a time of your choosing.  Let SQL Server Agent be your friend.

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