Truncate tables compromise backups
This code insight detects the total number of database objects containing code: SP, Functions, and Triggers.
Why you should care
Although “truncate table” statement can be desirable under some circumstances from a performance point of view it is problematic because deletion are not logged. Thus the log backups become useless.
Truncate tables increase risks from a productivity standpoint because it eliminates backups in code which can greatly setback projects.
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