Solved

SQL 2005 Can you run shrink on the master database

Posted on 2013-11-07
2
588 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-07
SQL 2005
Can you run shrink on the master database

someone moved some tables in there by mistake we have moved them out but still shows at 8gig  I am pretty sure just white space

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:cmcdonald007
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
dannygonzalez09 earned 500 total points
ID: 39631461
0
 
LVL 75

Expert Comment

by:Aneesh Retnakaran
ID: 39631757
you need to figure out why your masterdb is so big ? it shouldn't growing so big unless the developers by mistakenly creating the db objects and populating them..
0

Featured Post

What Is Transaction Monitoring and who needs it?

Synthetic Transaction Monitoring that you need for the day to day, which ensures your business website keeps running optimally, and that there is no downtime to impact your customer experience.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Whether you've completed a degree in computer sciences or you're a self-taught programmer, writing your first lines of code in the real world is always a challenge. Here are some of the most common pitfalls for new programmers.
In the first part of this tutorial we will cover the prerequisites for installing SQL Server vNext on Linux.
Via a live example, show how to extract insert data into a SQL Server database table using the Import/Export option and Bulk Insert.
Via a live example, show how to set up a backup for SQL Server using a Maintenance Plan and how to schedule the job into SQL Server Agent.

690 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question