Welcome to the Database Corruption Challenge (DBCC). If you are just finding out about the challenge, and you would like to give it a try on your own, then don’t click the links to the solutions. Give it a try, see how you do, then check the solution.
Database Corruption Challenge History
- Week 1 Database Corruption Challenge 4/11/2015 won by Brent Ozar. (See the solution)
- Week 2 Database Corruption Challenge 4/17/2015 won by Rob Farley. (See the solution)
- Week 3 Database Corruption Challenge 4/24/2015 won by Randolph West. (See the solution)
- Week 4 Database Corruption Challenge 5/1/2015 won by Randolph West. (See the solution)
- Week 5 Database Corruption Challenge 5/12/2015 won by Patrick Flynn. (See the solution)
- Week 6 Database Corruption Challenge 5/23/2015 won by Raul Gonzalez. (See the solution)
- Week 7 Database Corruption Challenge 6/2/2015 – won by Raul Gonzalez. (See the solution)
- Week 8 Database Corruption Challenge 6/19/2015 – won by Rob Farley. (See the solution)
- Week 9 Database Corruption Challenge 7/6/2015 – won by Eduardo Rezende. (See the solution)
- Week 10 Database Corruption Challenge 7/17/2015 – won by Rob Farley. (See the solution)
The Corruption Challenge started in April of 2015 and ran through July of 2015. Many participated, many solved corruption, and many people learned something along the way.
Blog Interviews of Top Scoring Participants
Scoring the Challenge
Here are the scoring criteria that for the first 10 weeks event.
- Each week you can earn the following points:
- 2 points for being the first to submit a correct solution, as long as you mention the contest on twitter, with a link.
- 1 point for submitting a correct solution before the deadline.
- Bonus: 1 extra point to everyone who completes the challenge before any extra clues are provided. I will wait at least 24 hours before posting any extra clues.
- Once in the competition you can earn points for the following:
To see the current leaders visit the current scores page.