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transaction log sizing

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Assuming regular maintance  (full backup daily and tran backups every 15 min), how much disk space should I give my transaction log file vs. my data file? This is in an OLTP system.

So lets say my data file is 5 GB now and I anticipate it growing to 50GB.

My transaction file is 3 GB now, how big will it grow?

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