Index Corruption In Sql Server Might Damage Mdf File

  • Posted on August 10, 2017 at 5:30 pm

In Microsoft SQL Server, a database index is the data structure, which enhance speed of operations on database table. You can create database indexes using single or multiple columns of table, providing efficient access and random lookups of ordered records. The offer better management of data in SQL Server database and enhance improve performance. But in case if the database index gets damaged, you might come across serious problems. Index corruption might make your database inaccessible and cause data loss. At this point, you need to repair and restore the database using SQL Recovery solutions to gain access of your mission critical data.

In a practical scenario, when you attempt to access MDF (Master Database File) of MS SQL Server, you might come across below error message:

“Possible index corruption detected. Run DBCC CHECKDB.”

After above error message, you can not perform any operation on the database and can not access data from it. In order to gain access of your valuable data, you are required to find out the cause of this problem and go for SQL Repair by sorting it out.

Root of the issue

This is an event log error message, which occurs when MDF file or its components gets damaged. The SQL Server database might get corrupted or damaged due to a number of reasons such as virus infection, software malfunction, improper system shutdown, registry errors and so forth. When any of the above situations occur, it might directly affect your business in terms of finance and decreased market revenue.

Solution

As recommended in above error, you could resolve this issue by using DBCC CHECKDB command on affected database. It is an in-built MS SQL Server command like tool, which checks the integrity of database, find errors and try to fix them.

But in case if this utility can not help you to resolve the issue, go for software. These are advanced third party applications, which carry out efficient scan of damaged database to retrieve all of its objects including tables, reports, forms, triggers and stored procedures.

With interactive and simple graphical user interface, these software are completely easy to use and thus do not demand sound technical skills. They do not alter contents of the database as they have read-only approach.

Stellar Phoenix SQL Recovery is the most excellent solution for all MDF corruption situations. It works well with Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2005 and 2000. This softwre is compatible with Microsoft Windows Vista, 2003, XP, 2000 and NT.

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