Upgrading To SQL Server 2005 & 2008: Notes & Best Practices

In this session we will cover SQL Server Upgrade options, methodology, tools and planning, technical and non-technical considerations along with common issues, myths and mistakes.

Also coverage towards the exhaustive list of all upgrade issues with an end-to-end coverage or in-depth drilldown of all SQL Server 2005 & 2008 features.

A pre-requisite from the attendee is operational familiarity with SQL Server 2000/2005 along with basic knowledge of SQL Server 2008.
Presented by Satya Jayanty at SQLBits IV
Tags DBA
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    Knowledge is the power and you will gain by sharing it;

    Satya Jayanty is Microsoft's Data Platform MVP (formerly SQL Server) achieving for last 10 years, subject matter expert with consulting & technical expertise within Data Platform, Business Intelligence, and Architecture solutions with over 24+ years of experience. He is the author of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Administration Cookbook (released May 2011) and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 cube-security How-to (October 2012) fromwww.packtpub.com, co-author of MVP Deep Dives SQL Server Volume II (released October 2011) from Manning Publications.

    Satya (@SQLMaster) is a prolific speaker at major technology conferences such as Microsoft Tech-Ed (Europe, India and North America), SQL PASS (Europe and North America), and SQL Bits (UK). Owner of 2 leading SQL Server usergroup in the United Kingdom. Satya contributes to his own blog site, Data Platform Knowledge Sharing Network | SQLServer-QA.net – A Knowledge Sharing Network… and shares knowledge from his Twitter pod (http://twitter.com/sqlmaster).

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