How to recover a corrupted Sitecore Web database without having access to the SQL Server

How to recover a corrupted Sitecore Web database without having access to the SQL Server

Last Friday night one of my clients’ websites went down. Yes, on a Friday night. Why do websites go down usually outside normal business hours? I don’t know why. A Murphy’s Law would definitely explain it saying that “whatever can go down, will go down on a Friday night“.

In case you have to deal with the same issue in the future, I want to share with you my experience and the steps that I followed to recover a corrupted Sitecore web database in the particular circumstances of not having direct access to the SQL server where the corrupted database was managed.

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Disaster Recovery: Overview of Hot Solutions for Sitecore 9.1 Content Delivery Environments

Disaster Recovery: Overview of Hot Solutions for Sitecore 9.1 Content Delivery Environments

Have you ever experienced a blue screen of death on your computer? Probably yes, nobody is immune. IT systems that host a Sitecore website are not different and they are vulnerable to failures too. The impact of downtime can be devastating for a business, causing loss of revenue and loss of traffic, and damaging a company’s brand image as well.

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