Running DBCC CHECKTABLE

Kevin Feasel

2017-11-22

DBCC

Arun Sirpal covers DBCC CHECKTABLE:

If you know about DBCC CHECKDB then most likely you will know about DBCC CHECKTABLE. Quite simply this command performs primitive system-catalog consistency checks, per-table consistency checks on the single table specified, and cross-table consistency checks on indexed views that referĀ­ence the specified table. (Page 899 Microsoft SQL Server Internals 2012, Chapter 14, Page 899, Paul Randal)

There is one concept about this command that I did not know about until recently, intrigued? Read on.

I was going to say “read on” but Arun already used that line.

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