It’s upgrade season. Here at Straight Path, we have more than a couple of clients in the process of upgrading their SQL Environments to a more modern version. With the support door slamming shut soon for SQL 2008 (waaaay overdue), and others on 2012 (really not in a much better position – support wise) clients … Read more
If you have SQL Server instances that are out of support, which is any version prior to SQL Server 2014, then I’m sure you have your reasons for not upgrading to a newer version. Let’s take a quick look at those reasons and then examine one reason you might not have considered. My hope is … Read more
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The SQL Server Customer Advisory Team has a great blog and they have a good article here about upgrading to 2008. Lot of reasons to upgrade to 2008 (especially if you are on SQL Server 2000 or earlier). Check it out; http://blogs.msdn.com/sqlcat/archive/2008/12/08/ultimate-guide-to-upgrading-to-sql-server-2008.aspx