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SQL Server Database Log Size

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Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2008
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I am setting up SQL Server 2014 on a new server.  I will be moving our existing ERP database to this new server.  Our current ERP database is 4 GB.

With SQL 2014, I am creating a new database to restore the backup to.  I am setting the inital size of the database to 6 GB but I am not sure what I should set the initial size of the log file to.  I have enabled autogrowth on both the DB and log file.  The DB will grow by 1 GB and the log will grow by 256 MB.  

I do not know much about SQL Server.  Do these settings look okay?  What is your recommendation for an initial log file size?
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