DBStats: A Stored Procedure for Easily Retrieving Basic DB Information

DBStats: A Stored Procedure for Easily Retrieving Basic DB Information

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In this article I am publishing a stored procedure I have recently written and which given a database name as an input parameter it returns the below basic information:

  • TotalTables
  • TotalViews
  • TotalSPs
  • TotalFunctions
  • TotalDMLTriggers
  • TotalDBSize (MB)
  • LogSize (MB)
  • List of all tables with their number of columns

The below is a screenshot of the output when I execute the stored procedure:


The following catalogs are used:
You can download the stored procedure here.
Feel free to post any comments for adding more functionality to the stored procedure!


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Artemakis Artemiou
Artemakis Artemiou is a Senior SQL Server Architect, Author, Software Developer and a Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry in various roles. Among other, via his initiative SQLEBooks.com, Artemakis authors and publishes eBooks on different topics on SQL Server. Artemakis currently serves as the President of the Cyprus .NET User Group (CDNUG) and the International .NET Association Country Leader for Cyprus (INETA). Additionally he is the founder of the SQLArtBits initiative that aims to provide the technical community with simple, yet powerful and high-quality SQL Server tools. Currently, the highlights of these tools are DBA Security Advisor and In-Memory OLTP Simulator. Artemakis's official website can be found at aartemiou.com. Artemakis's blogs can be found at: SQLNetHub.com and TechHowTos.com.