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WVPASS - Let's Delve into SQL 2012
Thursday, July 19, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
Let's delve into SQL 2012
We will review the upgrade process to SQL Server 2012. An upgrade is 75% project planning and 25% execution. Everyone knows that, right? Actually, no. A checklist of considerations a company would likely encounter coming from SQL Server 2005/2008 or R2. The pros and cons of in place upgrade vs. the build out new approach. There will be many real world lessons learned sprinkled in as the presenter has led many upgrades and migrations of SQL Server. Key takeaways include: when to upgrade in place compared to build new, usage of and how to gauge the usefulness of Upgrade Advisor, deprecated features and how to test for them
Craig Purnell is the Database Administrator with a large midwestern law firm. He has been in IT for 13 years and holds Microsoft certifications for Systems Engineer, Database Administrator and IT Professional. He has been working with SQL Server since 2002. Craig is an active member of the Ohio North SQL Server User Group and has presented at many SQL Saturday and code camp events.
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The mission of the Wheeling SQL Server User Group is to provide an opportunity that will allow database developers, database administrators and all other IT professionals who work with databases to connect, share and learn for free. While everyone's shop might be unique the majority of the DBA's have similar projects and problems. We will allow all users the opportunity to share their experiences while they can also build their soft skills.