Restoration And That CHECKDB Message

Mike Fal investigates an interesting message in the SQL Server error log after a database restoration:

Recently I was doing some work with a friend around some database restores. It was pretty routine stuff. However, after one restore my friend came across something in the SQL Error Log that caught him by surprise. As part of the restore, there was a CHECKDB message for the restored database:

My friend’s first reaction was “why is SQL Server doing a DBCC CHECKDB as part of the restore?” He was concerned, because CHECKDB is a pretty hefty operation and this could really impact the restore time if he had to wait on a CHECKDB to complete. But the other confusing thing was that the date for the CHECKDB didn’t match up with the restore timing.

Click through to learn the answer.

Related Posts

Database Backups And GDPR

Grant Fritchey digs into one of the more contentious areas of GDPR: Nothing within Article 17 talks about backups, offsite storage, readable secondaries, log shipping, or any of that stuff. In fact, there’s nothing technical there at all. No help to tell you what to do about this question. Now, each article has expansions that […]

Read More

Encrypt Those Database Backups

David Fowler shows how easy it is to encrypt database backups in SQL Server: We all go to great lengths to make sure that our databases are secure (or at least I really hope that we do), we make sure that only authorised users have access and then only to the databases and levels that […]

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Categories

April 2018
MTWTFSS
« Mar  
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30