How often should you do corruption checks if your databases are large?

Usually we skip corruption until weekend since it takes really long time especially when your databases sizes is larger than 400GB.

For example, a server with 8 cores and 64GB RAM with 200GB database would take about 15 minutes to perform a complete DBCC CHECK with logical check.

Instead, I would suggest the following:

DBCC CHECKDB (Physical_Only)Weekdays
DBCC CHECKDB (Extended checks)Weekends

This way, physical_only checks takes about 5 minutes instead of 15 minutes for a full check. You are still covered in some way rather than no checks whatsoever.

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