Tuesday, January 4, 2011

How to Repair and Restore Indexes of the SQL Server Database

In MS SQL Server database, an index is the data structure that improve the speed of operations on table. Database indexes are created by the using of single or multiple columns of table that offer efficient access and random lookups of ordered records. That means indexes of SQL Server database improve the management of data and enhance the SQL Server performance. But in case if index of SQL Server database gets corrupted, you might come across in serious data loss situation. At this situation you need to repair and recover corrupted SQL Server database by using SQL database recovery software to restore the database.

Consider a practical scenario, when you try to access Master database file of microsoft SQL Server database, you might come across below mention error message:

"Possible index corruption detected. Run DBCC CHECKDB."

After appearing the above error message, you cann't do any activity on the SQL Server database. In order to gain access of your important data in the database, you have to find-out the exact cause of this error message and go forward for SQL database repair by sorting it out.

Cause of the Problem:

The above error message is an event log error message, which appears when Master database file or components of master database file gets corrupted. The database might get damaged or corrupted due to various reasons such as hardware problem, virus infection, registry errors, software malfunction and many more.

Solutions of the Problem:

For resolving the above error message you have to check the hardware of the system, if hardware is ok then run DBCC CHECKDB command with the proper clause. After the running the command you have still not able to access your database then restore it from the latest backup if backup is updated. If backup is not available then you have to try a third party SQL Recovery software to fix the problem.

The best third party SQL recovery software recommended by the most database expert is Stellar SQL database recovery. This software enables you to repair MDF as well as NDF file of SQL Server database. SQL Recovery software supports MS SQL Server 7.0, 2008, 2005 and 2000 and compatible with Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, 2003, XP, 2000 and NT.

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