WHITEPAPER - SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Technical Reference Guide
If you haven’t read this whitepaper, read it now.
This is a comprehensive upgrade guide that details all aspects of planning for and implementing an upgrade from your SQL 7.0/2000 to SQL 2005.
In this 360 page whitepaper, you will learn about:
Supported upgrade paths
Planning your upgrade to SQL 2005, both in-place and side-by-side
Backwards compatibility considerations
Upgrade tools like Upgrade Advisor
Strategies for minimizing upgrade downtime
Upgrading failover cluster installations
Log shipping upgrade considerations and planning
Upgrading replication topologies
Special considerations for very large databases
Upgrading Full text catalogs
Reporting Services upgrade considerations and methods
DTS to SSIS upgrade
A must read if you plan to have a smooth upgrade to SQL 2005. Read it here.
POSTED BY : Sanchan Saxena