If you haven’t read this whitepaper, read it now.


This is a comprehensive upgrade guide that details all aspects of planning for and implementing an upgrade from your SQL 7.0/2000 to SQL 2005.


In this 360 page whitepaper, you will learn about:


  • Supported upgrade paths
  • Planning your upgrade to SQL 2005, both in-place and side-by-side
  • Backwards compatibility considerations
  • Upgrade tools like Upgrade Advisor
  • Strategies for minimizing upgrade downtime
  • Upgrading failover cluster installations
  • Log shipping upgrade considerations and planning
  • Upgrading replication topologies
  • Special considerations for very large databases
  • Security considerations
  • Upgrading Full text catalogs
  • Reporting Services upgrade considerations and methods
  • DTS to SSIS upgrade 

A must read if you plan to have a smooth upgrade to SQL 2005. Read it here.


Happy reading!


POSTED BY : Sanchan Saxena