Sunday, February 6, 2011

Advanced Utility to Repair and Restore Corrupt MySQL Table

MySQL database has many commands to systematically maintain its data. All of these commands have different syntax. Out of the several commands, MySQL database has two most common commands that are Optimize and Flush. The Optimize command of MySQL database is used for the defragmenting the database files and use the free space. The Flush command of MySQL database reloads and clears all the internal patches used by database. You can use Flush statement with RELOAD privilege. The above mentioned two commands have different functionalities and features. Using MySQL commands one after the another, your MySQL database table can get corrupted. In such scenarios, your data saved in the table will be inaccessible. For accessibility of table data, you should use an advanced MySQL repair software to fix the problem.

Consider a practical scenario wherein, you run the Optimize command and consequently run the Flush command, after doing this you may got an error message and the data stored in the mysql table become inaccessible.

Root Cause of Problem:

The main cause of the MySQL table corruption is you have used Optimize and Flush command concurrently.

Way to Resolve:

The safe and effective way to repair MySQL table is to run the given below command.

Check corruption limit of mysql table using given statement:
mysqlcheck [options] dbname tablename [tablename2... ]
Repair damaged table using given below statement:
repair table tablename [,tablename1...][options]

The above mentioned steps enable you to repair the mysql database table and fix the problem. But if, these steps fail to fix the corruption issue, that means table is not repair by the command. In such scenarios, you can used the backup of your database for restoring the table. If in case, backup is not updated then only way to repair your corrupt table is by using a third party MySQL Recovery Repair software.

These third party MySQL recovery software used advanced algorithm to repair the corrupted MySQL table. With highly graphical user-documentation, the software is self explanatory and does not require any technical understanding.

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