How do you tell which is the most updated SQL database? The server that has the most recent entries.

Joshua Tay 246 Reputation points


I was given a server to manage my ERP, I have 5 databases siting on a server.
How do you tell which is the most updated SQL database?


Thank you.

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  1. Nandan Hegde 30,951 Reputation points MVP

    What do you mean by most updated one?

    There can be multiple scenarios for the same:

    1) Right click on the database>> Properties and you can see Date Created.
    This shows you when a database was created.
    So in some scenarios the latest date meaning the most updated database or it can also mean a old database backup that was restored recently.

    2) You can check the information_schema details and log details of database to check where the objects are

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