I have accidentally dropped a specific table and I don’t want to restore whole database (it is huge) but instead I want to recover only that table from a backup?

What would be most simplest solution?

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    You cannot really restore just a single table out of a SQL Server backup - SQL Server backups are all-or-nothing.
    – marc_s
    Mar 19 '14 at 8:24
  • The Answer has not changed for a while. You cannot restore a single table out of a backup. Here is another (and the question that was original to the one vonPryz linked to. dba.stackexchange.com/questions/4000/… Mar 19 '14 at 13:36
  • Red-gate makes an object level recovery tool which allows you to restore individual elements from a backup. red-gate.com/products/dba/sql-olr-native Mar 19 '14 at 14:25
  • Reg gate is ok but not supporting SQL Server 2012 Mar 21 '14 at 8:08