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; SQL Server MVP and Subject Matter Expert with consulting & technical expertise for Databases, Business Intelligence & Architecture solutions with over 23+ years of experience. My work experience inclduesa wide range of industries, including the stock exchange, insurance, tele-communications, financial, retail, and manufacturing sectors, among others. 

    A regular Speaker and SME volunteer at major technology conferences such as Microsoft Tech-Ed (Europe, India and North America), SQL PASS (Europe and North America), SQL Bits – UK and manages Scottish Area SQL Server user group based in Scotland. A moderator in majority of web based SQL Server forums (Microsoft Technet & www.sql-server-performance.com), writer, contributing editor & blogs at www.sqlserver-qa.net, www.sql-server-performance.com and www.beyondrelational.com websites. 

    Author of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Administration cookbook (released May 2011) - www.packtpub.com Author - Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services Cube Security How-to - www.packtpub.com  Co-Author of MVP Deep Dives SQL Server Volume II from Manning Publications.
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