Database Corruption and IO Errors

A quick way to have your day turned upside down and rip your gut out with nerves and anxiety is to come in one day to find that users are panicked, applications are not working and the HelpDesk team is curled up in the fetal position in the corner. Why? The sky is falling and everybody thinks the database has blown up. You appear to have a corrupt database and nasty IO errors.

Last Time CheckDB was Run

Back in November 2012, I shared a story about checking the last known good checkdb in the boot page of a database.  You can read that story here. This is an important enough topic that […]

On the Sixth Day…

What better way to kick off the sixth day of pre-Christmas than with six slices of foie-gras?  No animals have been hurt in the making of this post! This could be a pretty festive dish […]

Last Known Good CheckDB

Diligent DBAs like to check their databases for a little thing called corruption.  Some of those DBAs are masterful at keeping records and logging that the database was checked and came up with a clean […]