Transaction Log Error
Hello everyone and thanks for your help in advance. I am encountering an error with a SQL Server 2000 database. When trying to write through a web application, I receive the error Transaction Log is full. In looking at the database,the transaction log (LDF) file is nearly 4 times that of the MDF file. Because of this, I am running out of disk space. I have read some articles regarding this topic, but can't seem to find one definitive source as to how to rectifify this problem (for example, do I need to TRUNCATE the log or does backing up the databse fix this issue?). I currently have the database allowing unrestricted growth to the transaction log, but don't know the ramifications of selecting a smaller size. Or do I simply need to add more disk space? Any help on this topic would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.