SQL server database in recover fails when machine runs out of disk space

Posted on 2013-05-10
Last Modified: 2013-05-12
How do I reinitiate the recovery, now that disk space is available?
Question by:awalkinthepark
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ID: 39157256

Seems to be working.
Log shows it progress
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Marten Rune earned 500 total points
ID: 39157965
Im not at office, but:
Restore <database> WITH recovery
Works, in spite of no logbackup or backup files mentioned.
If it halted during a point in time restore, you can simply use the same command, it will pick up the correct place to restore from using rhe LSN it previously restored to.
Regards Marten
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by:David Todd
ID: 39159886

Something you should do daily imho is to monitor available disk space (as a percentage) on all disks on each database server ...


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