Title: Upgrade and Migration: Planning Considerations for SQL Server 2005
Abstract: The new features of SQL Server 2005 are well worth the upgrade effort, but how do you upgrade your existing systems painlessly? This session drills into the necessary upgrade planning: preparing to upgrade, choosing the best upgrade strategy, and identifying incompatibility issues. Learn tips and techniques on how to reduce your upgrade down time and how to best utilize the upgrade tools. This session has live demos of the Upgrade Advisor tool and in-place upgrade features of SQL Server 2005.
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