|Subject:||Upgrade 2000 to 2005|
|Posted by:||Kevin3NF (kev…@SPAMTRAP.3nf-inc.com)|
|Date:||Tue, 16 Jan 2007|
Gentlemen, geniuses, either or both....
My client has a multi-instance SQL 2000 SP3 (.818) cluster on Win2K3.
He wants to upgrade both instances to 2005. Cool.
No extra drives/luns/whatever the proper term is are available in the SAN.
Am I stuck with an in place upgrade? I would have preferred to do a side by
side and move the databases but the hardware just aint there.
In this situation, what you do from a "rollback" perspective in case he
upgrade blows chunks and has to revert? For a standalone, I assume imaging
software would work...would a cluster image work just as well?
2005 upgrades are something I just haven't touched yet...:(
Real-world stuff I run across with SQL Server: