SQL 2012 database table purged

Dear All,

We have SQL 2012 and one table mysteriously have its data that older than 3 months purged. Is there any best way to find out what may caused this?

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Naitik GamitSoftware DeveloperCommented:
look at this link for different methods and explanations:

Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Do you know when was the last time the table had all data?
Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
use the free https://www.red-gate.com/products/sql-development/sql-search/ and search for your table name. you might find a stored procedure purging data
ghcoAuthor Commented:
I didn't really check when it had all data, but the latest data is 14/01/2015 which is a about exactly 3 months ago which make me think that there is a purge for all data that is older than 3 months.
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
That's a clue.
Check for any purge job in SQL Server Agent or in another tool that you have for running jobs on SQL Server.

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