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Microsoft® SQL Server 2005 Unleashed by John Kane, Tudor Trufinescu, Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Chapter 8. Upgrading to SQL Server 2005

IN THIS CHAPTER

SQL Server 2005 offers an array of new functionality that makes upgrading an irresistible proposition. And whether you’re a gung-ho developer or the most conservative of administrators, there’s an upgrade path to suit your comfort level. This chapter provides the best practices you need to upgrade without a hitch.

What’s New in Upgrading SQL Server

For the simplest setups, most of your existing SQL Server 7 or 2000 components can be automatically upgraded in-place without negatively affecting existing applications. For more complex environments, you can install SQL Server ...

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