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See if you can select into another table: select * into newtable from oldtable If not, run DBCC CHECKTABLE (tablename, REPAIR_ALLOW_DATA_LOSS) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms174338(v=sql.110).aspx


DBCC CHECKDB isn't a good storage test. It does logical tests too, not just reads from disk - for example, it compares data between multiple indexes on the same table to make sure they all have the same values. These checks consume CPU cycles. If you want a better pure storage test, consider setting an artificially low buffer pool number and running ...


Yes, there are cases where the wait will be mostly 100% OLEDB and the hardware will seem idle. In my case, I tried to run a DBCC CHECKTABLE on a 26 GB table with a spatial index. It would run and run and run.... I moved it to my workstation (6 core Zeon, 16 GB, with 2 SDDs) with hopes of getting it to finish. It runs faster, but runs and runs.... I ...

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