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Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 10/25/2013 :  10:33:34  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My MSDB database had a couple of years of history in it.

I chose to purge history older than 4 weeks. It's taking a long time.

Is there any harm in killing the SPID running this process?

Flowing Fount of Yak Knowledge

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Posted - 10/25/2013 :  11:29:14  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
could be. It may take as long to rollback the purge action as it has been running.

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