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GitLab – Recovering from a corrupted database record

Posted on May 17, 2018 by in General

Introduction

One of the most terrifying thing for a Database administrator to come across is a corrupted database.

Corrupted Database

A database corruption can be defined as a problem associated with the improper storage of the 0’s and 1’s that you need to store on the disk in order to access your data.

Despite the usefulness of the relational databases, they are prone to corruption, which results in the inaccessibility of some or all the data in the database.

More than 95% of corruption happens due to hardware failure. Among the remaining 5% we have,