Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll)
An Int32 value that specifies how much to reduce the database in percent.
A ShrinkMethod object value that specifies the method used to shrink the database.
Updated text: 17 July 2006
You can use the Shrink method to reduce the size of the files that make up the database manually. The data is stored more densely and unused pages are removed. Alternatively, you can shrink the database automatically at intervals by setting the AutoShrink option.
This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.
'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server. Dim srv As Server srv = New Server 'Reference the AdventureWorks database. Dim db As Database db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks") 'Shrink the database without truncating the log. db.Shrink(20, ShrinkMethod.NoTruncate) 'Truncate the log. db.TruncateLog()