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saoodka
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Upgrading from MSDE to Full SQL Server

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03-16-2012 08:49 AM

Hi,

 

"Best Practices for Implementing Autodesk Vault" says that "You can upgrade MSDE to full SQL Server at any time."

 

Does it mean that it is just a matter of licensing? Or, will I have to perform some tedious job like baking up all data, installing full SQL Server, migrating data to new installation, testing database, etc??

 

Pl guide!

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minkd
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Re: Upgrading from MSDE to Full SQL Server

03-16-2012 09:22 AM in reply to: saoodka

You simply upgrade the instance with one of the supported versions of SQL - see the README for the particular version of vault to see which versions are supported.

 

See the Advanced Configuration Guide for details.

 

Of course I highly recommend doing a backup with the ADMS Console prior to doing any kind of upgrade, but the upgrade process generally will not involve restored the backup unless something goes very wrong.

 

-Dave



Dave Mink
Data Management
Autodesk, Inc.

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