Monday, December 30, 2013

Health Analyzer: Database has large amounts of unused space


You find the following entry in the SharePoint 2010 Central Administration Review problems and solutions All Reports listing:

TitleDatabase has large amounts of unused space.
Severity3 - Information
ExplanationFollowing databases have large amounts of space allocated on the disk but not in use. This may be due to recent deletion of data form the database, or because the database has been pre-grown to a larger size. This database will take up a larger amount of space on the file system unless it is shrunk down to a smaller size. [databasename] on [machinename]
RemedyThe database can be shrunk in size using the DBCC ShrinkDatabase command or the Shrink Database wizard in SQL Server Management Studio. For more information about this rule, see "".
Failing Servers 
Failing ServicesSPTimerService (SPTimerV4)
Rule SettingsView

Depending on the size of the database, run the Shrink Database task in Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio.
  1. Right-click on the database
  2. Go: Tasks > Shrink > Database. 

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