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    DBCC CHECKDB checks the logical and physical integrity of all objects in the specified database by performing the following: Runs DBCC CHECKALLOC on the database Runs DBCC CHECKTABLE on every table and view in the database Runs DBCC CHECKCATALOG on the database Validates the contents of...