Remove all clean buffers from the buffer pool.
Syntax DBCC DROPCLEANBUFFERS [WITH NO_INFOMSGS] Key: WITH NO_INFOMSGS - Suppress all information messages.
This command is useful to test queries with a cold buffer cache without shutting down and restarting the server.
To produce a 'cold' buffer cache with all dirty pages written to disk, first use CHECKPOINT.
# Why can't I ease your doubtful mind, and melt your cold, cold heart # - Hank Williams
DBCC FREE... CACHE
Equivalent Oracle command:
ALTER SYSTEM FLUSH SHARED POOL