As the SQL Server is capable of managing huge amount of data, it is mainly used by organizations at the enterprise level. The SQL Server Database is mainly associated with MDF and NDF files. Like any other files, these files are also prone to corruption or damage that could lead to loss of important data stored in it. Understanding the need of recovering the data from such files, many tools has been made available in the market. One of the most reliable software for the same purpose is SQL Data Recovery Tool, on which we will be discuss and give review in this article.
Introduction of SQL Data Recovery Tool
The tool is a reliable solution that helps user to repair corrupt MDF file and NDF file. It has the ability to recover complete items in database files and export them to either SQL Server Database or Compatible SQL scripts. The software can work smoothly on Windows 10 and all its below versions.
Available Versions of the Tool
- Demo Version
- License Version
This version of SQL Data Recovery Tool can be availed from the company’s official website without any cost for the trial purpose. It is mainly aimed to make user aware of the working and basic function of the software. It will only allow user to preview the recovered items and does not support export option.
In order to use the export option after the recovery of the items in SQL database files, License Version of the tool can be purchased. This version of the tool can be bought at the affordable cost of $129 at the company’s site to get benefits with the complete features.
Striking Features of the SQL Data Recovery Tool
The Software has been incorporated with many advanced features that differentiate it from other recovery tools of similar type such as:
- Complete Data Recovery
- Dual Scanning Modes
- Recover Deleted Data
- Export to SQL Database
- Export as SQL Scripts
- Schema with/without data
- ASCII & Unicode XML Data type
The tool allows recovery of all the items in MDF and NDF Database files such as tables, stored procedure, functions, views, triggers, etc. User can select either all the data or only the selective items for the recovery.
The Software has been inbuilt with two scanning modes Quick (For minor defect) and Advanced (For major corruption) to repair corrupt MDF file. User can choose any of the modes according to the condition of their files.
User can take advantage of the SQL Data Recovery tool to recover SQL table’s data from the MDF and NDF files, which has been deleted by mistake or knowingly. This feature is most useful in repair of files to recover lost data.
This Export Option allows user to export the recovered data into Live SQL Server Database. User only needs to provide the database credentials for the export procedure of database.
Another export option facilitates user to export the data as compatible SQL Scripts that will help user to store the SQL Server data in scripts and use it later to restore them on any SQL Server version.
The tool has the capability to export the database with only schema of the selected table, view or procedure, etc. Alternatively, it also allow user to export tables with both schema and data in it.
In addition SQL Data Recovery Tool support various advance data types such as sql_variant, geography data types, etc. to recover from SQL database, the software also supports ASCII and Unicode XML Data types.
- Export in both SQL Server Database or SQL Scripts
- Support Advance Data Type to recover from Database
- Only One Database File can be Recovered at a time
- Cannot recover password protected SQL Database
After thorough analysis on the features of the SQL Data Recovery Tool, we have observed that the software provides seamless recovery of all the items from damaged SQL Server Database files. Along with the ability to recover the deleted SQL data, it also supports export of database with only schema or with schema & data. Therefore, SQL Data Recovery can be rated as 9.7/10, as it does not support bulk file recovery at a time.