troubleshooting Question

truncate SQL 2008 database log file

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Simon ChenFlag for Canada asked on
Microsoft SQL Server 2008Microsoft SQL Server
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hi,

my database's log file is very big now, up to 100G, I am going to use this script to truncate the file. what is the Advantage and disadvantage by use this script? I heard after truncate the Log file, there will be affecting the data recovery, what's that mean?

ALTER DATABASE database SET RECOVERY SIMPLE
DBCC SHRINKFILE('database_log', 0, TRUNCATEONLY)

thanks
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