Know How to Recover SQL Server Database Without Backup

Microsoft SQL Server has widely used database management system for storing and retrieving data. It stores its files in MDF, NDF and LDF format. If SQL database lost due to disasters then backup acts as a silver lining. That is why MS SQL administrators always suggested to take backup regularly. But, data loss can occur anytime due to multiple known and unknown causes. Under such circumstances, if a user has MDF and LDF file as the backup then it is easy to restore the deleted and lost database back to its original state. Otherwise, repairing corrupt SQL files, tables, and other components can be a tedious task if users do not follow the right technique. There are manual commands available that shows how to recover SQL server database without backup but an authentic third-party software is always the best approach to do it.

Method to Recover SQL Server database without backup

If you do not have backup and you need to recover SQL database without backup. Then, in order to recover corrupted tables in SQL database, there are some commands are mentioned below which helps you to recover database manually.

DBCC CHECKTABLE (‘table_name’)
To check entire database in MS SQL Server, this command will require to be used by command line or query manager.

DBCC CHECKDB (‘database_name’)
Both REPAIR_ALLOW_DATA_LOSS and REPAIR_FAST commands have the following repair options:

REPAIR_ALLOW_DATA_LOSS – This command performs allocation & deallocation of rows, pages for correcting allocation errors, structural row or page errors, deletion of damaged text objects etc.

But, these repair command can lose some data. So, this command should be performed only when all methods do not work. The recovery may be done under a user transaction to permit the user to roll back the changes made. If repairs are rolled back, and the database will still have errors, then it should be restored from the backup. Once, recovery process is completed, then you will get back up of the database.

REPAIR_FAST – This command performs minor and non-time-consuming repair actions like repairing extra keys in non-clustered indexes. These repairs can be done fast & without risk of any data loss.

Professional Solution to Recover SQL Database Without Backup

When the manual approach is not able to repair SQL Server Database, generally when the corruption level is severe and users do not have the backup file. In this situation, users are looking for a third-party solution which can smartly handle any level of corruption without backup file. Thus, SQL recovery software is the best tool to recover SQL Server database without backup. The software is extraordinarily programmed to recover all minor & major MDF file corruption issues with accuracy. Moreover, this utility has the ability to restore all SQL database objects such as Tables, Functions, Triggers, Stored Procedures, Keys, Views, Rules, Indexes etc. This software also ensures the quick results without any risk of data loss.

Recover database without backup


If a user has not the backup of SQL database and he or she wants to know how to recover SQL server database without backup. Then, there are both manual method and automatic solution discussed in this blog. But, in case of mass corruption, the manual command may fail to perform the recovery process. To overcome such situation, it is advised to take help from professional solution i.e SQL Recovery Tool. It is very easy and effortless utility.

About Andrew Jackson

I am SQL DBA and SQL Server blogger too. I like to share about SQL Server and the problems related to it as well as their solution and also I do handle database related user queries, server or database maintenance, database management etc.
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