We have an msdb database on sql 2008 r2 which is over 3 GB in size;
The culprit is a tbale called DTA_tuninglog which has over 500,000 rows;
How is this table populated ? - do i need this information
or is it just some background SQL process that uses this info ?
Can i truncate it and stop it being populated ?
The DTA_ tables are there because someone at some stage has used the Database Tuning Advisor
There was a question on cleanup of the DTA_tuninglog last year:
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