Wednesday, September 9, 2015

DBStats: A Stored Procedure for Easily Retrieving Basic DB Information

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 is a Senior SQL Server Architect, Software Developer and Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He is also an author, regular blogger, president of Cyprus.NET User Group and CY Country leader of INETA-EU. He is also the creator of DBA Security Advisor and In-Memory OLTP Simulator. Artemakis is a frequent guest author of worldwide well-respected online journals where he writes articles focusing on many SQL Server topics.

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