Truncating the transaction log for a SQL Server 2000 database

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SQL Server 2000
SQL Server database
SQL transaction logs
What is the best automated way to truncate the transaction log for a SQL Server 2000 database?
ASKED: September 25, 2008  7:05 PM
UPDATED: September 25, 2008  8:10 PM

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If you do not need to keep the transaction log then simply change the recovery model from FULL to SIMPLE. The transaction log will automatically truncate every few minutes as the database checkpoints and flushes the transactions from memory to disk.

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