At times Support may ask for verification on the largest tables in a database either when investigating a performance issue or when investigating various functionalities of a site. The below steps detail how to verify what tables are taking up the most amount of space wihtin a database, and are not specific to a particular CMS. These steps are specific to SQL management studio, so if another product is leveraged for database managment these steps might not yield the same results.
- Within SQL Management Studio right click on the desired database.
- Select reports > standard reports > disk usage by top tables.
Result: A report is generated with what rows are taking up the most amount of disk space or have the most number of entries.
Path to report:
Example of report: