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Zeroing out a transaction log file does not use zeroes

I’ve been doing SQLskills training recently, and Paul Randal (blog | Twitter) reminded our class that zeroing out a transaction log file does not use zeroes (0x00). Well, not since SQL Server 2014 at any rate. As you can see from this post, the stamping of the transaction log since SQL Server 2016 is done
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