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I’d like to know what should I prepare and pay special attention to in migrating and consolidating the SQL Server 2000 database into SQL Server 2005 ? From what I can think of now is that manual Backup and restore is the way to go here.

Any kind of help and suggestion would be greatly appreciated.


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I normally use the backup and restore method, set the compatibility level to SQL 2005, and run DBCC UPDATEUSAGE (0);

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ah.. that does make sense Joe. many thanks for the suggestion ! – Server System Specialist May 4 '11 at 4:43
Glad to help... – joeqwerty May 4 '11 at 11:43

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