Category: Upgrade

Bye bye SQL Server 2005, now is the time for you to #upgrade

TweetFrom today SQL Server 2005 will no longer have any support from the Microsoft, which means no security updates or hotfixes that might affect your production platform if you are still managing 2005 version instances. Microsoft and partners (along with MVPs)…

SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 3.3

TweetGet your testing gear on, here is another instalment of SQL Server 2016 CTP which is 3.3. There are 2 options available to test this version either you can download SQL2016CTP3.3 or using Windows Azure capabilities to fire up a fresh…

Still struggling to upgrade SQL Server 7, 2000 and 2005 instances, need help and support from Microsoft?

TweetI know the subject line question is tricky and twisty to respond, and not easy to handle the upgrade situation for legacy database applications. When I say tricky in the sense of getting an approval from the management to upgrade previous…

SQL Server upgrade – what’s there in 2014?

TweetIt is that time again about Upgrade with the announcement of SQL Server 2014 RTM, I believe the essential aspects of what’s new and changed with 2014 version during the upgrade scenario. As a DBA you must obtain the information…