Discussion in 'ASP General' started by Christopher Brandsdal, Jul 25, 2003.

  1. Hi!
    I found a database tool-script that has a functin for compacting the
    What is the point of compacting the database? Is it necessary?
    Anyone know the advantages of doing this???

    a short copy of the code
    var oJet = Server.CreateObject("JRO.JetEngine");

    oJet.CompactDatabase("Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source=" +
    Source=" + sTempDbFName);

    Thanks a lot in advance.

    best regards Christopher
    Christopher Brandsdal, Jul 25, 2003
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  2. Christopher Brandsdal

    Ray at Guest

    Frees up junk space from deleted records, reseeds autonumbers, where
    applicable. I personally think it's generally a good idea to compact from
    time to time.

    Ray at work
    Ray at, Jul 25, 2003
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