SQL Server Blog Posts

VLFs: Virtual Log Files in SQL Server

In SQL Server, a Virtual Log File (VLF) is a concept related to the transaction log file. The transaction log records all the transactions and modifications made to the database. VLFs are logical subdivisions within the physical transaction log file. When a SQL Server...

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Fixing High VLFs (Virtual Log Files)

A colleague of mine recently published a blog post explaining Virtual Log Files (VLFs) and why it is important not to have too few or too many VLFs. As a follow-up, this article discusses how to reduce VLFs when they have gotten too far out of control. The process is...

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