Unable to upload to or check out from Sharepoint

Since last week we have been unable to upload to or checkout from Sharepoint.

According to the server event log I have this problem:

Database full error on SQL Server instance '********\SHAREPOINT' in database 'ShareWebDb'. Additional error information from SQL Server is included below.

Could not allocate space for object 'dbo.AllDocStreams'.'AllDocStreams_CI' in database 'ShareWebDb' because the 'PRIMARY' filegroup is full. Create disk space by deleting unneeded files, dropping objects in the filegroup, adding additional files to the filegroup, or setting autogrowth on for existing files in the filegroup.


I do not have SQL Server knowledge.

Please can someone advise how I remedy this problem; I have plenty of general hard drive space.

Thanks
David_J_GAsked:
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Rainer JeschorCommented:
Hi,
what SQL Server version and edition do you use?
If it is NOT an Express edition, you should be able to increase the maximum database size setting.
To do this, open SQL Server Management studio, connect to the SQL Server instance and then select the database on the left side, right click on it and review the file settings - there might be a maximum size.

It could also happen that this comes from a full log file - then you should simply run a proper database backup.

If it IS an Express edition of SQL, then you will have some troubles as (depending on the version) it has a fixed maximum database size of 4GB or 10GB.

HTH
Rainer
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David_J_GAuthor Commented:
Thanks Rainer,
I think that although we have a full SQL Server 2008R2 instance on our server that the Sharepoint database is built within an Express edition :-(

The properties of the Sharepoint database indicate that it has 0.35Mb free and is already over 11Gb.....

Two questions really:

1. Does this sound right/the problem?

2. Is it possible to move the sharepoint database to the full SQL Server Edition?

As I said, I am not an SQL qualified person :-(

Thanks
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