DBCC CHECKDB – Msg 7928, Level 16, State 1, Line 3 The database snapshot for online checks could not be created.

Do you execute DBCC CHECKDB on your Azure SQL Database? From past experience I know some people do, I would suggest not to bother. Why?

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SQL Server – DBCC CHECKTABLE

If you know about DBCC CHECKDB then most likely you will know about DBCC CHECKTABLE. Quite simply this command performs primitive system-catalog consistency checks, per-table consistency checks on the single table specified, and cross-table consistency checks on indexed views that refer­ence the specified table. (Page 899 Microsoft SQL Server Internals 2012, Chapter 14, Page 899, Paul Randal)

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SQL Server Tracking Suspect Pages

Did you know that SQL Server tracks suspect pages and puts the details into the msdb database in a table called suspect_pages? Well it does, but the question I want answering is what happens if the page within the suspect pages table is fixed? Does it automatically get removed/updated or do we as the administrators have to do anything manually?

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