Many database users tend to make a comparison among various database management systems. The age-old fact about the performance of a database is not always followed or firmly believed. The database performance more depends on the experience of developers and administrators, rather than the database providers. Talking about Microsoft’s SQL Server, it is one of the most reliable and widely accepted platforms for creating and managing databases of very large size.
It is cost-effective, easy-to-install, and usually has a high price/performance ratio. Despite several benefits, SQL databases get damaged. SQL corruption generally occurs due to virus infection, hardware malfunction, abnormal system shutdown, application errors, etc. This results in data loss or complete database inaccessibility. To overcome this problem, you need to go for SQL MDF Repair through a competent third-party utility.
For instance, while using your SQL Server 2008 database, you may come across the following error message:
“Process ID %d attempted to unlock a resource it does not own: %.*ls. Retry the transaction, because this error may be caused by a timing condition. If the problem persists, contact the database administrator.”
The above error occurred because there are structural problems within the database. Generally, SQL Server takes control of page acquisition and release. Whenever some processing is done on the page, it acquires a lock. The corresponding page releases the acquired lock after the processing is finished.
This would make your database inaccessible and hence, lead to serious data loss. At this stage, you may use an updated backup to restore the database. However, if the backup is unavailable, follow the below mentioned resolution steps.
The following steps may help you resolve the issue-
- Run DBCC CHECKDB on the affected database
- If no errors are encountered by running DBCC CHECKDB, you need to reestablish your connection and run the command again.
If the problem still persists, you should take help of efficient SQL database recovery software. These third-party tools execute a deep, advanced scan procedure to effectively repair and restore all your valuable SQL database objects.
Stellar Phoenix SQL Recovery is a proficient tool that safely repairs all corrupt SQL databases created in MS SQL Server 2008, 2005, 2000, 7.0. The software displays preview of recoverable objects and enable you to store recovered queries, procedures, etc. in a text file. Moreover, it is compatible with Windows 7, Server 2008, Vista, Server 2003, XP, and 2000.