Determining SQL Server database storage requirements

January 15, 2008

[From Search SQL Server]

Determining accurate storage requirements in SQL Server is an ongoing process that you should repeat regularly throughout the life of the database application. The first time to decide how much storage you'll need is during the development phase of the database application's life span, before the QA and production hardware is ordered. The earlier and more accurately you can set storage needs, the more precise the system budget will be.

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