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Practical Maintenance Plans in SQL Server: Automation for the DBA by Bradley Beard

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© Bradley Beard 2016

Bradley Beard, Practical Maintenance Plans in SQL Server, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1895-2_6

6. Cleaning Up Maintenance Files

Bradley Beard

(1)Palm Bay, Florida, USA

Very similar to the content of Chapter 5 is the topic of maintenance cleanup tasks . History and maintenance tasks probably could have been tied together, but I can understand why they are separate.

Separation of History from Maintenance

Why are cleanup tasks separate for history and maintenance? Let’s look at the differences between the two tasks. Figure 6-1 highlights some of the key differences to be aware of.

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Figure 6-1. Differences between Maintenance and History Cleanup ...

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