SQL Server database table can cause corruption the reason is uninvited corruption, hardware bugs, application errors, similar faults, and hence results into DBCC CHECKDB errors or inaccessible table. For resolving these issues, it is essential to restore from that backup data. However, sometimes, backup data is not a workable solution in order to have complete data, so the way to overcome after SQL Error 8942.
Server: Msg 8942, Level 16, State 1
Table error: Object ID O_ID, index ID I_ID, page P_ID. Test (TEST) failed. Slot S_ID, offset 0xADDRESS overlaps with the prior row.
You must be eager to know the cause for this error, the rise of this error is due to overlapping of slots. It mainly occur when offset of slot S_ID is unequal or more than previous slot end. The error is caused as a result of table test, where sorted ‘i’ (for address) has not been found more than or even equal to ‘max’. In this ‘max’ signifies the end of slot.
RESOLUTION: To overcome SQL Error 8942, database table error, and to recover SQL Server database, you can try out the below mentioned methods:
Hardware problems might be the cause for SQL Error 8942, so diagnose the application, Server and system to acknowledge the real cause of error. If there is some problem, remove and replace that damaged hardware. You can use recent backed up data, or else, run DBCC CHECKDB command in case you do not have valid issue.
If the above mentioned methods do not be the workable solution then straight forwardly fetch professional help, then try SQL Recovery software to fix SQL Server Error 8942. It is equipped with highly technical techniques.