Tag: upgrade

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 on Windows 2003 and SQL Server 2014 support

TweetNow is the time to get your plan straight to upgrade existing operating system platform to higher version, in specific to Windows 2003 version. Windows Server 2003 support is ending July 14, 2015. What does end of support mean for you?…

Feel the Power of Community! Microsoft Americas MVP Virtual Conference

TweetThe first-ever Microsoft Americas MVP Virtual Conference (MVP V-Conf) will be held online on May 14 & 15, 2015. A good line up of subjects with 2-day live event broadcast and all the speakers are Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs). This…

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…

What’s not new in SQL Server 2014, and what I like most?

TweetIn follow up to the RTM of SQL Server 2014 announcement there’s lot going around the blogs about what’s new with this new version. Rather I would like to pin up what’s NOT new in 2014, it is simple: The…

SQL Saturday Dublin event presentation feedback

TweetIt is always nice to get a feedback on the sessions that were presented in any conference. Happy to share the received feedback for my session at SQL Saturday Dublin that was held on 22nd June 2013. Thanks to event…

New version of Data-Tier Application framework is available

TweetIf you have handled the DAC packages from SQL Server 2008 R2 for your database update deployments, then you will know about Data-Tier Framework. However, here is brief explanation from the source: The Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Data-Tier Application Framework…