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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Unleashed by Michael Noel, Colin Spence

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Understanding the Steps to Perform a Database Attach Upgrade

The high-level steps involved with a database attach upgrade are as follows:

  1. Create a new SharePoint 2010 farm to best practices and validate all functionality in the farm. Test functionality with a pilot on sample data and prepare users for the transition.
  2. Back up the original SharePoint 2007 databases.
  3. Set the SharePoint 2007 databases to read-only mode if the migration is expected to take a longer period of time.
  4. Restore a copy of the SharePoint 2007 content databases to the SQL Server for SharePoint 2010. Attach the databases to SQL Server.
  5. From the Manage Content Databases area of the SharePoint Central Admin tool on the SharePoint 2007 server, as shown in Figure 5.7, select ...

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