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Shrink Database Task

The Shrink Database task reduces the size of SQL Server database data and log files. For more information, see Shrinking a Database.

By using the Shrink Database task, a package can shrink files for a single database or multiple databases.

The Shrink Database task encapsulates a DBCC SHRINKDATABASE command, including the following arguments and options:

  • database_name
  • target_percent
  • NOTRUNCATE or TRUNCATEONLY.

If the Shrink Database task shrinks multiple databases, the task runs multiple SHRINKDATABASE commands, one for each database. All instances of the SHRINKDATABASE command use the same argument values, except for the database_name argument. For more information, see DBCC SHRINKDATABASE (Transact-SQL).

You can set properties through the SSIS Designer. This task is in the Maintenance Plan Tasks section of the Toolbox in SSIS Designer.

For more information about the properties that you can set in the SSIS Designer, click the following topic:

For more information about setting these properties in the SSIS Designer, click the following topic:

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