SQL Server Migration Strategies and Planning

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About SQL Server Migration Strategies and Planning

With the releases of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and 2008 over the past few years, many organizations have gone through the process of upgrading their database management systems (especially those still running SQL Server 2000). Like any migration, the process can be harrowing, but fortunately, we can help. This topic page features SQL Server migration and planning advice from database professionals who have seen it all (and then some). Here you'll find the latest migration tools for upgrading Microsoft SQL Server databases, with details on developing a rock solid migration strategy. Of course, the first step to a successful SQL Server migration is plannning, so before you start, be sure to check out the resources below to help figure out if an upgrade is really necessary in the first place.