Data corruption refers to errors in computer data that occur during writing, reading, storage, transmission, or processing, which introduce unintended changes to the original data

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Three Vital Postgres Columns Corrupted

I run a small website which uses a Postgres database. There are regular back ups based on the amount of traffic we have every few days but there was a recent surge of activity just before a power cut ...
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Reattaching MDF files recovered from RAID 5

We had been running a SQL Server 2005 server for many years at our company when just recently, we ran into some trouble. The server was configured with RAID 5 and had one hot spare disk in the array. ...
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Is there a Maintenance Plan that checks my database for corruption?

Is there any way to make a maintenance plan check all my databases on a single instance? Is the maintenance plan Check Database Integrity Task enough ?
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Database Corruption - object in sys.parameters does not have a matching row in sys.objects

I'm using SQL Server 2008 R2 and I have a strange db corruption. I ran dbcc check db and the output is: Attribute (object_id=1096186) of row (object_id=1096186,parameter_id=1) in sys.parameters ...
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SQL Server Backup transaction error

Hi I am attempting to backup the transaction log file to setup mirroring in SQL Server I execute BACKUP LOG CUSTOMER TO DISK ='K:\JonDB\CUSTOMER.trn' WITH INIT GO And I receive Processed 6587361 ...
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After recovering full backup with innobackupex, innodb system tablespace appears to be corrupt

I've a full backup of a database. From time to time, I recover those full backups on a recovery machine. This process has worked fine always, until today. The backup went OK, zero warnings, nor ...
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Update row count on corrupt table

I have a corrupt table, 1 dodgy page about 1.6 million rows into a 2.9 million row table. I want to attempt this: ALTER DATABASE [CorruptDB] SET SINGLE_USER WITH ROLLBACK IMMEDIATE; DBCC CHECKDB ...
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“mysqld got signal 11” error

I have a MySQL 5.6.22 InnoDB database and just now, suddenly out of nowhere, when I try to start it up using /etc/init.d/mysqld start, I see this error in the error log and the server won't start up : ...
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VSS Writer : RESTORE VERIFYONLY FROM VIRTUAL_DEVICE breaks log shipping

Log shipping has been working for a very long time, but now and then it breaks. I found it sometimes breaks (causes the transaction log to become corrupt and I get the message : "media family on ...
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DBCC REPAIR_REBUILD adds rows

SQL Server 2008 R2, an update corrupted my table somehow, likely to do with the storage subsystem. I am on a dev database, so aren't overly concerned about losing data, it isn't business critical. But ...
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SQL Server Error Number 825 how to proceed

I have a Windows Server 2003 running on VMWare with an SQL Server 2005 installed. This morning I received 2 warning mails 4 hours apart about error 825. Both times the error was about an incorrect ...
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BACKUP Detected Corruption in the database log

I took a backups of a few db's on server A (2008R2), Then restored it to server B (2012). One database had TDE enable, so I disabled it, took a back up then proceeded to server B. The other database, ...
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Troubleshoot corruption in SQL Server Database [closed]

I have been asked by my interviewer "How do you troubleshoot corrupted data in SQL in SQL Server 2012?"
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Postgres corrupted index on update

Sometimes, when doing an update on a specific table record, i get this error: index "myIndexName" contains corrupted page at block 468 Please REINDEX it. But on the next update it works, without ...
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Data Corruption - ERROR: could not open segment 2 of relation

I am getting the below error for a production database. I am new to PostgreSQL databases. I need help to get this fixed. 2015-10-28 10:25:04,154 [monitor-thread-pool1-thread-6] ERROR ...
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How to run OPTIMIZE TABLE on a 3-node cluster?

I've my hands on a 3-node Percona XtraDB Cluster where, according to mysqlcheck, some tables are corrupted (some indexes contain the wrong number of entries): mydb.mytable Warning : InnoDB: Index ...
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Corrupted InnoDB table, mysqlcheck and mysqldump crash server

I manage a Percona XtraDB Cluster that uses a network storage with a flapping connection. Periodically we experience a high iowait with crashes and remount of the fs in read-only. Replacing the ...
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Old records disappearing after upgrade from 9.4.1 to 9.4.4

I recently upgraded from 9.4.1 to 9.4.4. Since then millions of rows have disappeared from several tables containing historical data. The severity of data loss seems to be directly proportional to ...
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Dealing with corruption: file-level backup vs. pg_basebackup

The wiki on corruption recommends immediately taking a file-level backup of your database by stopping the postmaster and using tar, but I was under the impression that using pg_basebackup was a better ...
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Backup storage file corruption: file not found. Possible cause of this error is corruption of backup file

I backup my SSAS cubes called "BI LIVE" and restore it to a specific location on a different server. I am using sql server 2014. This is where you can see the routine I use to run the backups: How ...
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mongod 2.6 corruption (Assertion failure isOk() src/mongo/db/storage/extent.h 80)

I have been using mongo 2.6.0 for some time on 64-bit centos (with journaling enabled). One fine day when we were testing to insert a document to one of the collections, we started seeing data ...
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PostgreSQL 9.4.4 Crashing

We are having 9.4.4 version running on linux( PostgreSQL 9.4.4 on x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, compiled by gcc (GCC) 4.8.3 20140911 (Red Hat 4.8.3-9), 64-bit) which is crashing unexpectedly and coming ...
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Unable to load mysql dump file

I recently had to deal with migrating some servers over (rather was forced to by the hosting company) and we took too long to migrate our data so they did it for us. Unfortunately they just copied ...
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Postgres 9.2 - postgres - FATAL: XX000: relation mapping file “global/pg_filenode.map” contains incorrect checksum

We have a ~400GB Postgres database (v9.2.6) (running on CentOS 6.5) that had a problem with free space and with every command (ls, pwd etc) we were seeing a segmentation fault error. We were able to ...
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Oracle DB - DR corruption

One of my databases in my DR is fully corrupted ( I have checked running validate database using RMAN). Now to recover all the data files which are corrupted I need to copy the data files from my ...
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MySql Innodb corruption recovery

I have a MySql database, just containing Innodb tables, that seems to have corrupted itself. It replicates to another server and it has corrupted that one too! The symptom is that I can restart the ...
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Should database directory and file access be restricted to only the db user?

I don't know exactly how to word this question and I haven't been able to find any specifics on it so apologies if it's a duplicate. I know that it's standard practice to have database server ...
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MYSQL crashes on XAMPP while working with drupal

Good day, just today morning i was using drupal to add some content, it crashed and mysql shutdown unexpectedly at xampp!! last thing i was doing was inserting a data into a field with "auto complete ...
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Clipper / DBF error

I'm not able to open a Clipper application (the app is 15 years old) because I'm getting : error dbfntx/1012 corruption detected Is there anyway to fix corrupted dbf files besides restoring from the ...
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Dropping a corrupt table in innodb_force_recovery 6

As often happens in mysterious shutdowns during large queries, things ran afowl with InnoDB on my XAMPP MySQL installation (Windows 7 x64). I rebooted and ran Startup Repair, then loaded MySQL to ...
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how to prevent an oracle block corruption from duplicating a database with a few nologging tables

I got a few data corruptions in a test db when I performed a duplicate from a production db where a few tables have the nologging option. Oracle support suggested to turn on the force logging option ...
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Mysql - too many Deletion - Insertion

I'm creating cron jobs for my OLAP system. I have a cron job that deletes the records from the summary table first and then insert the records in it again: Say Deleting 1 month records, and ...
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Alternative of DBCC CHECKDB

I am running DBCC CHECKDB on one of my database but its taking very very long time. I have some questions please help me. Is there any alternative of it that can check my database integrity? Should ...
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Receiving error when running DBCC CheckDB - multiple IAM pages

Running DBCC CHECKDB (dbname) WITH NO_INFOMSGS, ALL_ERRORMSGS results in this error: Table error: Multiple IAM pages for object ID 813245952, index ID 1, partition ID 72057594073972736, ...
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Possible to restore a damaged database's PRIMARY filegroup only?

I have a database (MyDatabase) with 2 filegroups, [PRIMARY] and [SECONDARY]. The [SECONDARY] filegroup has 2 datafiles, [DataFileA] and [DataFileB]. [DataFileA] is damaged (even after DBCC CHECKDB ...
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Very weird Innodb Corruption Issue

I'll try to keep this to the point. System: OPenVZ VPS, debian 6, 512 MB RAM, 50 GB HDD (25GB free) I have a mysqldump dump file (3GB), that was created when the innodb database was working fine. ...
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CHECKDB found 2 allocation errors and 0 consistency errors not associated with any single object

Msg 8906, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 Page (1:99122) in database ID 9 is allocated in the SGAM (1:3) and PFS (1:97056), but was not allocated in any IAM. PFS flags 'MIXED_EXT ALLOCATED 0_PCT_FULL'. ...
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Detecting and fixing database corruption on SQL Server mirrored database

I’m new to my current company and we have a System Administrator but no DBA. In the past I’ve taken care of DBA related issues at other companies. I’ve run into and corrected database corruption in ...
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full windows server backup with database files but not backed up through sql server

I am new to this and I have been backing up a windows sbs2011 server each night doing a full backup. The sql files are included but not backed up using sql backup program. Now one of the database ...
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postgresql 9.3 with Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS throw 's ERROR: invalid page in block 105 of relation base/16385/17407

This is Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS with postgresql 9.3 in production, Now i got this below error's in log. # tail -f /var/log/postgresql/postgresql-9.3-main.log 2015-01-08 14:10:16 IST CONTEXT: automatic ...
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Will canceling InnoDB compression that's already in progress corrupt data?

I have a 155GB table that is in the process of being compressed. ALTER TABLE $table_name ROW_FORMAT=COMPRESSED KEY_BLOCK_SIZE=8; This compression has been running for a long time and is impeding my ...
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Corrupt DB for a noob

Please help me! I am not a DB admin, and I have been thrust into the role after taking a new job. I need as much step by step as you can give me... I've already done the dbcc ...
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How do I recover from MySQL InnoDB table/index corruption?

While trying to upgrade a database (in place) I got the following error. The server starts up and everything seems to be fine, except that the table mentioned in the message is no longer accessible. ...
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unable to bring database online from recovery pending

I am trying to bring a SQL Server database online and accessible that is in Recovery Pending state. The SQL Server service uses an Active directory account that is a domain administrator and a ...
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MS Access database corruption

I have been searching for an answer to this, but no luck. Has anyone ever seen the below error when loading an Access 2010 database? "[database name] has detected corruption in this file. To try to ...
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mysqldump with --single-transaction seems to be “fixing” InnoDB tables with page corruption - why?

I'm trying to find out what exactly is happening here. I've been intentionally corrupting index pages in InnoDB tables, changing bytes in user record areas that actually contain information (largest ...
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How to guard against backup corruption due to spurious bit errors?

There's always a very small chance that a backup that was just written to disk is corrupted. Disks are not 100% reliable. Bits can be flipped with very low probability. I have seen that happen on ...
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how to resolve mssqlsystemresource.mdf corruption?

Desperate for help, but fearing the worst here :( Something crashed SQLSERVER 2005 this afternoon approx 3pm. Since then I have been trying to get running again. Original log file messages told that ...
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SQL Server Database is corrupted

Unfortunately hard disk of my system is damaged, now I recovered my database. But it cannot be attached again to SQL management studio 2005. The error is: myfile.mdf is not a primary database file. ...
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How do I fix and prevent corrupted MySQL tables?

We have developed software that uses MySQL. After some months of usage, some of the database tables had been corrupted and need to be repaired. Because of the corruption,we are not able to create a ...