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Pointers for SQL Server parallel upgrades

Monday Nov 5th 2007 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

When moving from one installation of SQL Server to another, whether it's the same iteration of SQL Server or a higher revision, it helps to do things in parallel.

[From SearchSQLServer]

When moving from one installation of SQL Server to another, whether it's the same iteration of SQL Server or a higher revision, it helps to do things in parallel. A parallel upgrade means installing the new database product side by side -- either on the same system or on a different one -- with your existing database, and moving or copying data between the two. This sort of operation seems easy enough, but there are a couple of caveats involved, especially when doing a parallel upgrade on the same system.

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