A DBA horror story in database file extensions.

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September 30, 2021 by Kenneth Fisher

CREATE DATABASE [Story]
 ON  PRIMARY 
( NAME = N'Story', FILENAME = N'C:\Data\Story.mdf',		SIZE = 101MB), 
 FILEGROUP [Line1] 
( NAME = N'File1', FILENAME = N'C:\Data\_.It',			SIZE = 102MB),
( NAME = N'File2', FILENAME = N'C:\Data\_.was',			SIZE = 103MB),
( NAME = N'File3', FILENAME = N'C:\Data\_.actually',	SIZE = 104MB),
( NAME = N'File4', FILENAME = N'C:\Data\_.the',			SIZE = 105MB), 
( NAME = N'File5', FILENAME = N'C:\Data\_.databases',	SIZE = 106MB), 
( NAME = N'File6', FILENAME = N'C:\Data\_.fault',		SIZE = 107MB), 
( NAME = N'File7', FILENAME = N'C:\Data\_.!',			SIZE = 108MB), 
 FILEGROUP [Line2] 
( NAME = N'File8', FILENAME = N'C:\Data\__.The',		SIZE = 109MB),
( NAME = N'File9', FILENAME = N'C:\Data\__.End',		SIZE = 110MB)
 LOG ON 
( NAME = N'Story_log', FILENAME = N'C:\Data\Story_log.ldf', SIZE = 111MB);
GO

4 thoughts on “A DBA horror story in database file extensions.

  1. Anna DBA says:

    🙂 Agree. It is always databases’ fault! Thanks for the joke!

  2. Pamela Sprague says:

    🤣

  3. Kris says:

    People who liked this might also like “Revenge: The SQL!” 🙂

    https://sqlbits.com/Sessions/Event12/Revenge_The_SQL

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