Tag: upgrade

Upgrading to SQL Server 2014: Considerations

As SQL Server 2005 approaches the end of its support next year, customers can start planning for upgrading their databases to SQL Server 2014. In a previous blog post, I talked about how to integrate Microsoft Product Lifecycle and Support Policies into IT Operations which concluded with planning upgrades and migration based on the version […]

Four Challenges That You Need To Address For A Successful Database Migration

–Hurdles Start by Robert Voors – With less than a year before SQL Server 2005 extended support ends, customers can start planning on upgrading their databases to SQL Server 2014 or even SQL Server 2016 when it is released. In a previous blog post, I talked about how to integrate Microsoft Product Lifecycle and Support Policies […]

Upgrading SQL Server 2005 Databases to SQL Server 2014 using Database Mirroring

With less than a year before SQL Server 2005 extended support ends, customers can start planning for upgrading their databases to SQL Server 2014. In a previous blog post, I talked about how to integrate Microsoft Product Lifecycle and Support Policies into IT Operations which concluded with planning upgrades and migration based on the version of […]

Integrating Microsoft Product Lifecycle and Support Policies into IT Operations

“We need consistency and predictability, and a sense of proper placement. We need these things before we can mold the world into what we know it can be.” – Allan Dare Pearce – lawyer, author Whenever I assist customers with deploying new SQL Server infrastructures or upgrading existing ones, the one thing that I try to consider […]