DBCC SHRINKDATABASE command shrink all data and log files for a specific database. The TRUNCATEONLY option doesn’t do any compacting and just releases any free portion of the file to the OS. It doesn’t do the compacting because that’s what the option says – only truncate.
DBCC SHRINKDATABASE (databasename, TRUNCATEONLY);
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