SQL Server Video on Database Growth

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Monitoring database growth and anticipating future growth is a key component for being a proactive DBA.  In this video, we look at how to use PowerShell to capture SQL Server database size statistics and using this data over time to predict the growth of our databases.  Watch the video to learn more.

Key Learning Items
  • How to use PowerShell to track database growth
  • Viewing and trending database growth
  • Predicting future database storage needs
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MSSQLTips author Tim Smith Tim Smith works as a DBA and developer and also teaches Automating ETL on Udemy.

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Article Last Updated: 2014-11-17

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Monday, November 17, 2014 - 12:34:54 PM - Ian Miller Back To Top (35312)

Hi Tim.  Thanks for the video.  Could you please explain why you prefer this approach over using SQL Server's builtin Data Collection?















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