Stellar Phoenix Database
Repair for My SQL is an ideal tool to repair and restore corrupt or inaccessible
MySQL database files. The tool is capable of recovering all inaccessible
objects including keys, views, tables, triggers, data types, and more. In
addition, it repairs InnoDB and MyISAM tables of MySQL database. With an
interactive and easy-to-use interface, the tool allows you to preview the
database objects before the actual recovery.
Program: Stellar Phoenix Database Repair for MySQL
Date of Launch: April, 2012
Company: Stellar Data Recovery
Program URL: http://www.stellarinfo.com/mysql-repair.htm
Supported OS: The Stellar Phoenix MySQL Database Recovery is widely compatible tool
across different versions of the Windows platform. The Windows platforms compatible
to the Stellar Phoenix My SQL Database Recovery are mentioned below.
- Windows 7
- Windows Vista
- Windows XP
- Windows 2003
- Windows 2000
Supported MySQL Versions: The Stellar Phoenix MySQL Database Recovery performs recovery from
various versions of MySQL databases. The below mentioned MySQL versions are supported
by Stellar Phoenix MySQL Database Recovery.
- MySQL 6.x
- MySQL 5.x
- MySQL 4.x
- MySQL 3.x
License Types: There are two license types available for this
- Technician License: This can be used on multiple
systems in different location.
- Administrator License: This can be used on
different systems in one location.
Simultaneous recovery from multiple systems is not possible in either of the
Price: A single user license of Technician version that
can be used on multiple systems in different location costs $199.
Overall Rating: 9 out of 10.
What It Does: The tool efficiently repairs and restores corrupt MySQL databases
including InnoDB and MyISAM tables. By doing this, it recovers corrupt MySQL database objects like keys, tables, views
Availability: The software is available in two versions.
However, the downloaded file is an executable file (.exe)
Version – The demo version can be used to check the credibility of the
software. It comes free of cost with limited functionalities.
Version – The licensed version provides full features of the software. It is
distinguished by a unique licensed key.
Installation Time: The installation time of the software is less than 30 seconds.
Required: A minimum of 50
MB of free space is required to install the software.
Required: The software requires a minimum of 1GB (2GB recommended) memory to run
Required: A Pentium 4
(P4) processor is required to install the software.
Test Environment: The software was tested under three different
Test Environment 1
- OS Version:
- Processor: Pentium
- Memory: 1
- Free space available on Boot Volume : 4 GB
MySQL version used: MySQL 3.x
Test Environment 2
- OS Version:
- Processor: Intel
core i3 3.6 GHz
- Memory: 2 GB
- Free space available on Boot Volume: 10
MySQL version used: MySQL
Test Environment 3
- OS Version:
Intel core i5 3.6 GHz
- Memory: 4 GB
- Free space available on Boot Volume: 40 GB
MySQL version used: MySQL
The software was tested on all the three different
environments. The installation time almost remained same in all the three
cases. Once installed, the tool displayed an interface asking you to select the
MySQL database to be repaired.
Corrupt File: - While choosing a corrupt MySQL database, the
software gives an option for manual or automatic database selection. You either
can select the database to repair at its default location or can select the
database manually for repair. In addition, it allowed me to select and repair
multiple databases in a single attempt. Once I selected the corrupt database,
the next screen displayed the list of all recoverable objects in a list.
for Users: Once you are on a page with a list of recoverable
objects, you can select the objects from the tree-structured list from the left
pane of the screen and preview it. This helps in ensuring or confirming that
the object you are going to recover is the one you have desired for.
In case, you are having difficulty in finding an
object from the list of displayed objects, you can search for the desired
object you want to preview or recover. For this, you need to enter the object
name in the ‘Find Items’ text box. The text box is present on the toolbar.
Once you are sure about the database objects to be
recovered, you can save it at any desired location on the system.
Note: With this tool, you can also recover MySQL
databases created on Linux based computers. This can be done by copying the
‘ibdata1’ file and the database folders to a Windows machine from a Linux
Ease of Use: The software provides a customizable and
easy-to-use interface. Any person with a little computer knowledge can easily
- Has the ability to repair multiple databases in one attempt
preview of the recoverable items in the main interface before the actual
- User friendly
The software is little costlier
Overall, the Stellar Phoenix Database Repair for
MySQL tool is a complete software worth of its price. The software is a highly
useful utility especially for the MySQL database admin, who works with MySQL on
a daily basis. The tool is diversely compatible across different Windows
platforms and system configurations.
In My View:
There are many professional MySQL database recovery
software available in the market, out of which Stellar Phoenix Database Repair
for MySQL uses a different approach.
In my view, the tool is far better than many of the
competitive tools in the market because of the highly advanced algorithm. The
algorithm allows a hassle free recovery of various MySQL objects from any case
of corruption. You can also try the demo version of the tool to know its
What About You:
Have you ever faced a situation where you were not
able to access your MySQL database?
Or, have you ever tried this tool before?
You can recover all your inaccessible or corrupt
database objects including tables, keys, views, etc. If you want, you can share
your experience about this software.