Tag Archives: upgrades

Compatibility Level Confidence

SQL Server databases have had a compatibility level in them for a long time. This is a number that essentially corresponds to a version. We had 70 for version 7.0, and then we went to 80 for SQL Server 2000, … Continue reading

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Upgrades are Hard

I think the people that run StackOverflow are pretty sharp. They’ve built a well performing site, they’ve worked on some useful open source projects, and they think through their projects. They still have issues with upgrades. Taryn Pratt, from Stack … Continue reading

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Waking Up to No Support

When you wake up on July 10, SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will be out of support. Microsoft has been talking about this for some time, there’s been a Migration Tour from PASS with live events in quite a … Continue reading

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The Minimum Upgrade Point

These days the pace of change with SQL Server can be intimidating. Many of us work in disparate environments with multiple versions of the platform in our environment. In the distant past I’ve had people note that they often have … Continue reading

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