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How to find the size of tables in SQL

In SQL Management Studio, enter the following. (This returns the size of database.)

EXEC sp_spaceused

Create a table.

CREATE TABLE mytablename
    [name] NVARCHAR(128),
    [rows] CHAR(11),
    reserved VARCHAR(18),
    data VARCHAR(18),
    index_size VARCHAR(18),
    unused VARCHAR(18)
INSERT mytablename6 EXEC sp_msForEachTable 'EXEC sp_spaceused ''?'''

Run this on the server to get the text file:

dbupdater "select * from mytablename" > mytablename.txt

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