Stored Procedure To Build Filegroups And Files

Tracy Boggiano has a lengthy script which dynamically builds out files and filegroups for you:

Here are the six different ways you can run this procedure to files and filegroups for your database:

  1. Set up partitions with a set size for each file

  2. Set up partitions based on the size of a table

  3. By monthly date range with a set size for each file

  4. By monthly date range with sized based on the size of a table

  5. One file with a set size

  6. One file based on the size of a table

She then has examples for each call, so check it out.

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