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Server.DetachDatabase Method

Detaches a database from the instance of SQL Server. 

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Public method DetachDatabase(String, Boolean) Detaches the specified database from the instance of SQL Server with the option to update statistics before the database is detached.
Public method DetachDatabase(String, Boolean, Boolean) Detaches the specified database from the instance of SQL Server with the option to update statistics before the database is detached.
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The data and transaction log files of a database can be detached and then reattached to the same or another instance of SQL Server. Detaching and attaching a database is useful if you want to change the database to a different instance of SQL Server on the same computer, or if you want to move the database.

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