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Upgrade to SharePoint 2013
 

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Foundation 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2013-12-18

Summary:  Learn how to plan, prepare, and perform an upgrade to SharePoint 2013.

The following downloadable resources, articles on TechNet, video recordings, and related resources provide information about performing an upgrade to SharePoint 2013.

Downloadable resources about upgrade

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SharePoint 2013 - Upgrade Process model

Describes the steps in the process for a database-attach upgrade.

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SharePoint 2013 - Test Your Upgrade Process model

See a visual display of information about how to test the upgrade process.

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SharePoint 2013 Upgrade Worksheet

Use this worksheet to record information about your environment while you test upgrade.

TechNet articles about upgrade

The following articles about upgrade are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.

 

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Get started with upgrades to SharePoint 2013

Find resources to help you understand how to upgrade databases and site collections from SharePoint 2010 Products to SharePoint 2013.

Plan for upgrade to SharePoint 2013

Find resources about how to plan to upgrade from SharePoint 2010 Products to SharePoint 2013.

Test and troubleshoot an upgrade to SharePoint 2013

Find resources about how to test and troubleshoot an upgrade from SharePoint 2010 Products to SharePoint 2013.

Upgrade databases from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

Find resources to help you perform the steps to upgrade databases from SharePoint 2010 Products to SharePoint 2013.

Upgrade site collections to SharePoint 2013

Find out how to upgrade a site collection to SharePoint 2013.

Advanced upgrade scenarios for SharePoint 2013

Learn how to upgrade to SharePoint 2013 in advanced scenarios, such as from Office SharePoint Server 2007 or Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, from FAST Search Server, or when using content type syndication.

Additional resources about upgrade

The following resources about upgrade are available from other subject matter experts.

 

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Upgrade and Migration Resource Center for SharePoint 2013 Products

Visit the Resource Center to find additional information about upgrades to SharePoint 2013.

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Capabilities and features in SharePoint 2013 Resource Center

Visit the Resource Center to learn about what’s new in SharePoint 2013.